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Nigeria Ranked 9th Most Dangerous Country For Women

NIGERIA HAS BEEN NAMED THE NINTH MOST DANGEROUS COUNTRY FOR WOMEN IN THE LATEST REPORT RELEASED BY THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION ON TUESDAY.

NIGERIA MADE THE LIST ALONGSIDE INDIA, WHICH TOPS THE LIST, D.R CONGO, SAUDI ARABIA, AFGHANISTAN, AND SOMALIA, NO THANKS TO POOR RATINGS IN CASES OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE, CULTURAL PRACTICES, AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

OTHER COUNTRIES POLLED TO HAVE BAD RECORDS IN THE TREATMENT OF WOMEN INCLUDED THE U.S.A, WHICH CAME LAST ON THE LIST, SYRIA, PAKISTAN, AND YEMEN.

BETWEEN MARCH TWENTY-SIX AND MAY FOUR, 2018, THE THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION SURVEYED FIVE HUNDRED AND FORTY-EIGHT EXPERTS ON WOMENS’ ISSUES ACROSS THE GLOBE, INCLUDING ACADEMICS, HEALTH WORKERS, POLICY-MAKERS, AND N.G.O WORKERS.

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