Women aged 15-44 are more likely to be injured or killed by male violence than from cancer, malaria, traffic accidents and war combined

From Prostitution, Liberalism, and Slavery, by Melissa Farley

“In rape cultures, the sexual terrorism of rape and prostitution are downplayed, underestimated, or denied… Rape cultures normalize the objectification and commodification of women as sex and blame victims for their own victimization. The global finding that women aged 15-44 are more likely to be injured or killed by male violence than from cancer, malaria, traffic accidents and war combined – only makes sense when understood as a result of cultural acceptance of sexual violence.”