Will it win seats in the elections, provide a real voice for women, and make a large impact on gender equality in Hebron?
Why do these women stay and endure so much violence from their men?
Or refuse to go along and turn this crowd of thousands of women against her.
These women are, quite simply, past the point where they need to worry about being taken seriously.
But for half the population—Afghanistan's women—that's a truth with modifications.
The women would be more closely bound to the family than the men.
Nothing so true as what you once let fall, “Most women have no characters at all.”
women do not do this because they like it, but because they are driven to it.
She would teach the women how to take care of their babies and the men how to take care of their women.
She felt very shy of these companies of distinguished men and women.
late Old English wimman (plural wimmen), literally "woman-man," alteration of wifman (plural wifmen), a compound of wif "woman" (see wife) + man "human being" (in Old English used in reference to both sexes; see man (n.)). Cf. Dutch vrouwmens "wife," literally "woman-man."
The formation is peculiar to English and Dutch. Replaced older Old English wif and quean as the word for "female human being." The pronunciation of the singular altered in Middle English by the rounding influence of -w-; the plural retains the original vowel. Meaning "wife," now largely restricted to U.S. dialectal use, is attested from mid-15c. Women's liberation is attested from 1966; women's rights is from 1840, with an isolated example in 1630s.