The countries with the highest rates of female in management positions are Russia, Latvia and Indonesia, while the lowest are the US, the UK, Spain, Denmark and Germany.
From the late 18th to mid-19th century, it was considered bad for women to read novels based on the belief that women were not “able to differentiate between fiction and life.”
Up until the mid-1980’s female flight attendants in the US were required to be single (either unmarried or widowed) and were fired if they decided to get married.
Female students in China outperform men to such an extent that some universities have introduced a male quota.
The only Chinese person working on the Manhattan Project was “First Lady of Physics” nuclear physicist Wu Jianxiong, whose experiments disproved the law of conservation of parity. She was the first living scientist to have an asteroid named after her. Also, her husband was Yuan Shikai‘s grandson.
James Barry (born 1789-1799 as Margaret Ann Bulkleychose) chose to live as a man so that he could become a surgeon. With his sex only being discovered after his death, Barry was the first qualified female British surgeon known, anticipating the next female physician by over 50 years.
There is a book titled “Everything Men Know About Women” by Alan Francis It is filled with over 100 blank pages and has sold over 1 million copies.
Sending an all female crew to Mars would be significantly cheaper than sending men. Women are smaller and lighter, taking up less space and burning less fuel and they burn less calories so less food is needed.
The only woman who served in front-line reconnaissance in the Soviet marines during World War II, carried hundreds of men off the battlefield and was seriously wounded three times, received the highest award in the Soviet Union only in 1990, 45 years after the end of the war.
In Japan, unmarried women in their late 20’s were called “Christmas Cakes” because “after the 25th they’re not good”.