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This piece of garbage in the Washington Post is doing my head in: "One way to end violence against women? Married dads."
This social media outpouring makes it clear that some men pose a real threat to the physical and psychic welfare of women and girls. But obscured in the public conversation about the violence against women is the fact that some other men are more likely to protect women, directly and indirectly, from the threat of male violence: married biological fathers. The bottom line is this: Married women are notably safer than their unmarried peers, and girls raised in a home with their married father are markedly less likely to be abused or assaulted than children living without their own father.
I can't even write anything coherent in response to this bullshit. Suffice it to say, it is not my experience that being the daughter or wife of a man magically inoculates you against harm.

It's not just that some fathers and husbands fail to protect their daughters and wives, either. It's that some of them harm us.

[H/T to Karnythia.]

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