WOMEN
06/12/2014 09:31 am ET Updated Jun 12, 2014

The Washington Post Misused The Data On Violence Against Women

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On Tuesday, the Washington Post published an op-ed about sexual assault claiming:

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.

The article’s headline was even more unambiguous and produced instant outrage online (the Post changed it soon after publication):

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