Did you know that about 25% of women go through major depression?

Did you know that about 25% of women go through major depression?
Did you know that about 25% of women go through major depression?

Did you know that… women who take birth control pills are more attractive? This is due to the fact that during ovulation they become more desirable due to some subtle hormonal changes in their bodies.

For example, during this period it is believed that they smell more arousing for men. Today in our column "Did you know..?" we share some interesting facts about women.

In almost all countries of the world, the life expectancy of women is greater than that of men.

About 1,600 women die every day as a result of a complication in pregnancy or childbirth. Almost 99% of these deaths occur in developing countries.

The probability of a woman giving birth to a girl instead of a boy increases significantly if the mother-to-be lives closer to the equator. Scientists believe that the constant rays of the sun and the abundance of fresh and he althy foods in tropical areas can favor the conception of a girl.

Approximately 25% of women experience major depression at some point in their lives.

The first country where women had the right to vote was New Zealand. This happened in 1893.

Did you know that in the modern era, the first woman elected to rule a country was in Sri Lanka. The lady's name was Sirimavo Bandaranaike and in 1960 she was elected Prime Minister of the island nation, and in 1970 she was re-elected.

About 14 million adolescent girls become pregnant each year, with over 90% of these girls living in developing countries.

According to an ancient Sumerian legend, the Universe was created by a woman - the goddess Tiamat.

The earliest recorded female physician was Merit Ptah. She lived in Ancient Egypt, around 2700 BC

Did you know that the world's first novel, The Tale of Genji, is believed to have been published in Japan around 1000 AD and authored by a woman named Murasaki Shikibu.

Approximately one fifth of women worldwide have been sexually abused before the age of 15.

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