Femininity (also called womanliness) refers to qualities and behaviors judged by a particular culture to be ideally associated with or especially appropriate to women and girls. A girl is any Female Human from birth through Childhood and Adolescence to attainment of Adulthood The term may also be used to mean Distinct from femaleness, which is a biological and physiological classification concerned with the reproductive system, femininity principally refers to secondary sex characteristics and other behaviors and features generally regarded as being more prevalent and better suited to women, whether inborn or socialized. Female (♀ is the Sex of an Organism, or a part of an organism which produces ova (egg cells The reproductive system is a system of organs within an Organism which work together for the purpose of Reproduction. Secondary sex characteristics are traits that distinguish the two Sexes of a species but that are not directly part of the Reproductive system. The term socialization is used by sociologists, social psychologists and Educationalists to refer to the process of learning one’s Culture In traditional Western culture, such features include gentleness, patience and kindness. Western culture (sometimes equated with Western Civilization) are terms which are used to refer to Cultures of European origin Gentleness is a value and Quality in one's character. Being Gentle has a long history in many but not all Cultures Gentleness Patience (ˈpā-shənz is the state of endurance under difficult circumstances Kindness is the act or the state of charitable behavior to other people
The feminine is most often associated with nurturing, life-giving qualities, creativity and an openness to those around. The modern social stereotype of a woman is the complete opposite to a man. A feminine woman has physical attributes which vary from that of a typical male. Furthermore, the psychological and behavioral differences that are considered feminine are the opposite of those associated with masculinity. These attributes result from the relationship between an individual's biology and the socialization they receive as a result of that biology.
Some research has indicated that a number of heterosexual men may be aroused by child-like smooth skin, big eyes, small noses and chins, though there are cultural differences in those preferences.  Some research has also indicated that a 0. 7 waist-hip ratio arouses some heterosexual men. Waist-hip ratio or Waist-to-hip ratio ( WHR) is the Ratio of the circumference of the Waist to that of the Hips It is calculated by These studies have led the media to speculate that these are evolutionary indicators of feminine fertility, although such speculation has yet to be proven. Long eyelashes or high-pitched voices may also be considered feminine by some heterosexual men in the West. 
Women throughout history have sometimes gone to extremes to meet exacting cultural standards of what is considered attractive.
Larger breast size, a trait considered feminine, is suggested by visual clues, such as the cleavage between the breasts. Cleavage is the cleft created by the partial exposure of a woman's Breasts, especially when exposed by low-cut clothing Many women in western culture will emphasize cleavage to enhance femininity. They may do so by means of the cut of the outer wear, and by brassieres (bras) that push the breasts upwards and together. brassiere ( Brit /'bɹæzɪə(ɹ/ US /bɹə'ziɹ/ commonly referred to as a bra, /bɹɑ/ is an article of clothing that covers supports and elevates Special pads and inserts in the bra can also be used to aid in the positioning of the breasts higher.
For centuries in China, foot binding produced unnaturally small and deformed feet, where toes often rotted due to lack of circulation. China ( Wade-Giles ( Mandarin) Chung¹kuo² is a cultural region, an ancient Civilization, and depending on perspective a National Small feet are still considered attractive culturally however. Today, feet continue to remain a fetish across the world over.
In the early twentieth-century United States and Europe, women wore corsets that restricted their movement and caused a variety of health problems, including shortness of breath, malformed organs, atrophied back muscles and difficulty in labor. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A corset is a Garment worn to mold and shape the Torso into a desired shape for Aesthetic or medical purposes (either for the duration of wearing it or
Modern women often wear high-heeled shoes. The discomfort commonly associated with high-heeled shoes is endured for the visual effect of elongated legs.
Many women in the West also restrict their food intake in an effort to achieve what they consider an attractively thin body, which in extreme cases can lead to eating disorders. Dieting is the practice of ingesting food in a regulated fashion to achieve or maintain a controlled weight An eating disorder is a compulsion to eat or avoid eating that negatively affects both one's physical and mental health
In parts of Africa and Asia, neck rings still signify femininity, in rare cases leaving their wearers crippled and dependent on their husbands. A neck ring is a band of metal worn as an ornament around the Neck of an individual
In the United States, film, television, newspapers and magazines have promoted dieting, clothing, makeup and hair products, as well as cosmetic surgery   and drugs   as ways to achieve feminine beauty. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic A newspaper is a written Publication containing News, information and Advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called Newsprint. Magazines, periodicals or serials are Publications generally published on a regular schedule containing a variety of articles, generally Dieting is the practice of ingesting food in a regulated fashion to achieve or maintain a controlled weight Clothing (also called clothes, accoutrements, accouterments, or habiliments) protects the Human body from extreme Weather Hair is a keratinised protein filament that grows through the epidermis from follicles deep within the Dermis. Plastic surgery is a medical specialty interested in the correction of form and function A drug, broadly speaking is any chemical substance that when absorbed into the body
Feminine work in the West has traditionally been tied to the domestic sphere. Cooking, cleaning and looking after children has therefore been regarded as work better suited to women. CHILD syndrome (or congenital hemidysplasia with ichthyosiform erythroderma and limb defects) is a genetic disorder
Femininity in men, as masculinity in women, is often considered to be negative due to its contradiction of traditional roles. Effeminacy is a trait in males that generally contradicts traditional male ( masculine) Gender roles It is a derogatory term frequently applied to Femininity A common stereotype of homosexual men is that they are effeminate, with exaggerated feminine traits. A stereotype (from Greek: stereo + týpos = "solid impression" is a generalized perception of first impressions behaviors presumed by a group Homosexuality refers to sexual behavior with or attraction to people of the same sex or to a Homosexual orientation. In reality, gay men, like all men, range from very feminine to very masculine. Drag culture, often associated with homosexuality, makes a virtue of male femininity. Drag in its broadest sense means any clothing one wears however the traditional use of the term is for any Costume or outfit that carries symbolic significance
In China until the last century, some mothers broke their daughters' feet to give them tiny, unnatural feet.