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By ThinkProgress on February 26, 2008 at 10:30 am

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Jessica Valenti reports on the 52nd session of the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women (CSW):

In the session’s opening address, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke out against violence against women, noting that “at least one out of every three women is likely to be beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused in her lifetime.” Ban also announced the launch of a new campaign to battle global violence against women, which will run until 2015.

How long do we think it’ll take Heather MacDonald to come up with an op-ed on how those numbers are inflated and insofar as it happens the real blame lies with college girls these days being drunken sluts? Actually, I was disappointed to see nothing whatsoever on the event from the professional anti-feminists at the Independent Women’s Forum, but they are taking on crucial issues like why unskilled workers on campus should get paid less.

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