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SA women more likely to be raped than to learn how to read?

Tom Moultrie’s Sad facts – occasional musings on the abuse of statistics

I was alerted to this statistical horror by a friend who found it on the Guardian’s website; the screengrab above shows the original source cited by the Guardian. Nowhere on oneinnine’s website is evidence marshalled to support their contention.

“In South Africa a woman is more likely to be raped than learn how to read”. Say what?

A micro-nanosecond’s consideration should have you scratching your head in trying to interpret this “fact”. Continue reading SA women more likely to be raped than to learn how to read?