The World's Most Dangerous Countries for Women

Sun, 2011-06-19 13:26 by admin

Somalia made it into the list, as the 5th-most dangerous country.

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These five countries are the world's most dangerous countries for women according to a Thomas Reuters Foundation expert poll released on Wednesday, due to a barrage of threats ranging from violence and rape to dismal healthcare and "honor killings." In the global perceptions survey by TrustLaw (www.trust.org/trustlaw), the Foundation's legal news service, they asked 213 gender experts from five continents to rank countries by overall perceptions of danger as well as by six risks: health threats, sexual violence, non-sexual violence, cultural or religious factors, lack of access to resources, and trafficking.

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