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Last updated at 10:26 BST, Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Being a woman

Every week we ask you a different question. Hear what people in London say.

What's the best thing about being a woman?

What's the best thing about being a woman?

The Express English team

Some think that modern women can 'have it all'. But there is still prejudice against women.

And some say that women feel pressure to be a superwoman.

Did you know?


The title of the oldest living woman goes to 114-year-old Besse Cooper of the US state of Georgia, according to the Gerontology Research Group.

Language tip

The English word for more than one woman is women.

Cultural tip

In many parts of Saudi Arabia women wear the hijab and full black cloak called an abaya.

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