A story in the TimesOnline by Bess Twiston Davies states,
. . . new research into Biblical women shows that the majority receive positive or matter-of-fact write-ups. Words such as "blessed", "righteous" "outstanding" and - of course - "beautiful" crop up in descriptions of 60 of the Bible's 175 female characters, according to research from The Bible Society.
Read the entire article here. Thanks to Claude Mariottini for pointing this article out.