"A woman is beaten every nine seconds in this country. Just to be clear: not nine minutes, but nine seconds. It’s the number-one cause of injury to American women; of the two million injured annually, more than half a million of those injuries require medical attention while about 145,000 require overnight hospitalizations, according to the Center for Disease Control, and you don’t want to know about the dentistry needed afterwards. Spouses are also the leading cause of death for pregnant women in the U.S."
” No boss man would survive if he said, “ugh, you should put on some makeup, doll yourself up a little bit” but women say this to other women all the time— especially at work. “You look really tired,” says a woman in MAC Greensmoke to another who isn’t. Just once I wish the reply would be, “I am, your husband kept me up all night.” Not very progressive, but hilarious. “