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03/06/2015

20 interesting facts about women

20 interesting facts about women Everyone knows whom and how to greet the day, but here are some facts about women, which will be interesting and informative for many of you.

1. The International Women's Day is held every year on March 8 every year since 1909.

2. The first programmer was a woman, Ada Lovelace (1815-1852). In her honor, one of the programming languages was named. 

3. The first novel in the world The Tale of Genji was published in Japan around 1000 AD by the author-woman Murasaki Shikibu.

4. The first country to grant women the right to vote in the modern era has become New Zealand in 1893.

5. Women perform 66 % of the world's work and produce 50 % of its food. At the same time, they earn only 10 % of the total income and own only 1 % of the property on a global scale.

6. Of the 197 countries, only in 22 women currently stay at the head of the state, which is only 11.2 % of the total.

7. Women ahead of men in education with 58 % of college graduates (and other secondary specialized educational institutions). While two-thirds of women are the graduates in the humanities and arts, men still dominate in science with 60 % of the graduates.

8. Today, more girls than boys finish their secondary education.

9. In the business sector, the gender gap remains significant. In the United States, for example, only 21 SEO of 500 companies are women.

10. Men are promoted using their potential while the promotion of women occurs on the basis of their past achievements.

11. Studies confirm a direct correlation between the gender gap in the business community and economic growth in the country.

12. Conversely, the smaller the gender gap in the country is, the higher the efficiency of its economy.

13. In most countries, women spend more time at work than men and earn less.

14. Women in poor countries are engaged more in unpaid work, spend more hours at work and more faced with degrading working conditions.

15. The researchers argue that women speak about 20,000 words a day on average. Men use only 7000.

16. Scottish Queen Mary is credited with creating the world's first golf course.

17. An average woman owns more than 25 pairs of shoes.

18. Studies have shown that the possibility to give birth to a girl instead of a boy is greatly increased if the woman lives closer to the equator.

19. The two highest IQ indexes ever recorded by passing a standard test are held by women.

20. According to information from UNESCO, 39 million girls worldwide do not study at school and do not receive secondary education.

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