Women

A woman is an adult female human. The term woman may also refer to a girl (a female child or adolescent). The plural women is sometimes used for female humans regardless of age, as in phrases such as "women's rights." Typically, a woman has two X chromosomes and is capable of pregnancy and giving birth from puberty until menopause. Female anatomy, as distinguished from male anatomy, includes the fallopian tubes, ovaries, uterus, vulva, breasts, Skene's glands, and Bartholin's glands. The adult female pelvis is wider than the male's, the hips are generally broader, and women have significantly less facial and …

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PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 5 June 2024 English

For the elderly women of Kishangarh Sedha Singh Wala in Punjab’s Mansa district, the historic farm protests of 2020-2021 were transformative. The dissent served as an education, even shaping their choices

For the elderly women of Kishangarh Sedha Singh Wala in Punjab’s Mansa district, the historic farm protests


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 31 May 2024 English

Moga district, heroin and other drugs are taking over the lives of young and older men, leaving the women to hunt for scarce jobs. It's a major poll issue here in General Elections 2024

over the lives of young and older men, leaving the women to hunt for scarce jobs. It's a major poll issue


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 28 May 2024 English

special dish (bharit) is made with brinjals and is a local delicacy in this city in Maharashtra. The 14 women who cook upto 500 kilograms of it on some days, are taking centrestage during campaigning for General

local delicacy in this city in Maharashtra. The 14 women who cook upto 500 kilograms of it on some days,


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 22 May 2024 English

across most of rural Maharashtra, there is a 'marriage' crisis: men are unable to find brides; young women are passing over impoverished farmers for government employees. This is a direct fallout of shrinking

'marriage' crisis: men are unable to find brides; young women are passing over impoverished farmers for government


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 21 May 2024 English

Mal Pahariya Adivasi women working in the onion fields of West Bengal's Murshidabad district explain their priorities – work, food, then vote – to PARI in the run up to the General Elections 2024

Mal Pahariya Adivasi women working in the onion fields of West Bengal's Murshidabad district explain


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 6 May 2024 English

Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls in Sport

Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls in Sport


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 6 May 2024 English

Women in Urban Informal Work and Covid-19 in India

Women in Urban Informal Work and Covid-19 in India


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 8 April 2024 English

is based in Pune and has worked in the field of women and health. She is the Translations Editor, Marathi


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 29 March 2024 English

many promises to make farming incomes both sustainable and equitable for all cultivators, especially women

sustainable and equitable for all cultivators, especially women


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 26 March 2024 English

details how the increase in work participation has been driven by the rise in self-employment. Among women, especially those in rural areas, this self-employment mostly comprised unpaid family work. The report

labour force participation rate, especially for women, and the unemployment rate experienced some improvement large proportion of youths, particularly young women, not in education, employment or training. Technological the absolute size of the agricultural workforce. Women largely account for the increase in self-employment comprised self-employed workers, among whom unpaid (women) family workers predominate. The share of regular attributable to a proportion of youths, mainly women, remaining out of the labor force. After 2019, the


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