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On a per capita basis, the health burden imposed by rape and domestic violence in the industrial and developing world is roughly equivalent, but because the total disease burden is so much greater in the developing world, the percentage attributable to gender-based victimization is smaller.
As a guy, it’s probably hard to admit to yourself that you might have been missing come-ons from interested women.
Surely, if a girl was interested in you, you would know it. Well it turns out, according this study, a man’s brain just isn’t wired to see many of the subtle and unusual signals women send.
Bill Clinton has said far worse to me on the golf course - not even close.
Gender-based violence, including rape, domestic violence, mutilation, murder and sexual abuse is a profound health problem for women across the globe.
A particularly horrific incident occurs in “The Robber Bridegroom,” when some bandits drag a maiden into their underground hideout, force her to drink wine until her heart bursts, rip off her clothes and then hack her body into pieces. In “Cinderella” the evil stepsisters cut off their toes and heels trying to make the slipper fit and later have their eyes pecked out by doves; in “The Six Swans” an evil mother-in-law is burned at the stake; in “The Goose Maid” a false bride is stripped naked, thrown into a barrel filled with nails and dragged through the streets; and in “Snow White” the wicked queen dies after being forced to dance in red-hot iron shoes. The princess in “The Frog King” turns her amphibian companion into a human not by kissing it, but instead by hurling it against a wall in frustration.