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    5 best and worst places for women to work in the world

    5 best and worst places for women to work in the world
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    Here are some of the worst and best places for women in the world, according to the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Index 2021. Georgetown University’s Institute for Women (GIWPS) and the PRIO Center on Gender, Peace, and Security. India figured rather low on the countries' list, with South Asia now lagging sub-Saharan Africa on the list of regions. Fewer than 1 in 4 women in South Asia holds a paying job, which is less than half of the global average.

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    The recent overturning of the Roe v Wade judgement by the US Supreme Court, which removed abortion as a fundamental right, highlights the struggle that nearly half of humanity faces across the world. Despite significant development for the rights of women, the world still is starkly lagging in areas like inclusion, equality and safety. Here are some of the worst and best places for women in the world, according to the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Index 2021. Georgetown University’s Institute for Women (GIWPS) and the PRIO Center on Gender, Peace, and Security published and released the report, funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the United Nations on June 28. The index is based on data that measures women’s inclusion, justice access, and security in 170 countries. The lower the the national index score, the worst the country is for women. (Image: Reuters)

    Top five best countries to work for women.
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    Top five best countries for women to work in are:

    5. Luxembourg | Ranking: 5 / 170 | Increase over last year | National Index Score: 0.899. (Image: www.fiba.basketball)
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    Rank: 5 | Country: Luxembourg | National Index Score: 0.899. (Image: www.fiba.basketball)

    4. Denmark | Ranking: 4 / 170 | Increase over last year | National Index Score: 0.903. (Image: Reuters)
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    Rank: 4 | Country: Denmark | National Index Score: 0.903. (Image: Reuters)

    3. Iceland | Ranking: 3 / 170 | Decrease over last year | National Index Score: 0.907. (Image: Reuters)
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    Rank: 3 | Country: Iceland | National Index Score: 0.907. (Image: Reuters)

    2. Finland | Ranking: 2 / 170 | Increase over last year | National Index Score: 0.909. (Image: Reuters)
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    Rank: 2 | Country: Finland | National Index Score: 0.909. (Image: Reuters)

    1. Norway | Ranking: 1 / 170 | Increase over last year | National Index Score: 0.922. (Image: Reuters)
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    Rank: 1 | Country: Norway | National Index Score: 0.922. (Image: Reuters)

    Worst countries for women.
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    Here's a look at the worst countries for women to work.

    5. Iraq | Ranking: 166 / 170 | Decrease over last year | National Index Score: 0.516 (Image: Reuters)
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    Rank: 166 | Country: Iraq | National Index Score: 0.516 (Image: Reuters)

    4. Pakistan | Ranking: 167 / 170 | Decrease over last year | National Index Score: 0.476. (Image: Reuters)
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    Rank: 167 | Country: Pakistan | National Index Score: 0.476. (Image: Reuters)

    3. Yemen | Ranking: 168 / 170 | Decrease over last year | National Index Score: 0.388. (Image: Reuters)
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    Rank: 168 | Country: Yemen | National Index Score: 0.388. (Image: Reuters)

    2. Syria | Ranking: 169 / 170 | No change over last year | National Index Score: 0.375. (Image: Reuters)
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    Rank 169 | Country: Syria | National Index Score: 0.375. (Image: Reuters)

    1. Afghanistan | Ranking: 170 / 170 | Decrease over last year | National Index Score: 0.278. (Image: Reuters)
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    Rank: 170 | Country: Afghanistan | National Index Score: 0.278. (Image: Reuters)

    India | Ranking: 148 / 170 | National Index Score: 0.597. (Image: Reuters)
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    India | Rank: 148 | National Index Score: 0.597. (Image: Reuters)

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