What does life as a woman or girl look like in your country/city/town/village? Any issues/challenges/milestones?

Where I live, being a woman is typically about being a body, a beautiful one. 
Being a woman means you'll never be enough intellectually to equal a man.
Being a woman means that you are not strong enough to stand for yourself.
Being a woman is being a baby machine.

Complete this sentence: "To be a girl or woman today, is to be..."

Strong and unique. There is no standard that we have to meet. We are all beautiful, each in her own way. We are humans too.