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Perspective: Is My Faith "Terrible for Women"? Not if You Believe the Data

Fellow Op-Ed in Deseret News

Wheatley Fellow, Jenet Jacob Erickson, confronts the notion that religion is terrible for women in her Deseret News op-ed.

"As a scholar and woman of faith, I know the good that religion offers.

The most accomplished and intelligent women I’ve met in my life... have chosen to walk in the light of faith because they recognize its benefits. To suggest otherwise only serves to diminish the agency of women.

And more importantly, to say that my faith — and most other religions in general — are bad for women isn’t just insensitive. It’s demonstrably untrue."

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