“The Best” Countries to Be a Woman in 2019 – 129 Countries #bestcountrieswomen

Denmark is the country closest to achieving the goal of gender equality, according to a new report recently published by UK-based NGO Equal Measure 2030 — but no country has achieved total gender equality yet.

Here is the full list of the top 10 best countries to be a woman in 2019, along with their individual scores: 

1.      Denmark (89.3)

2.      Finland (88.8)

3.      Sweden  (88.0)

4.      Norway (87.7)

5.      Netherlands (86.8)

6.      Slovenia (86.5)

7.      Germany (86.2)

8.      Canada (85.8)

9.      Ireland (85.4)

10.  Australia (85.2) 

The countries that fell to the bottom of the list, indicating severe inequality for women across progress on the Sustainable Development Goals, are: 

1.      Chad (33.4)

2.      DR Congo (38.2) 

3.      Congo (44.0)

4.      Yemen (44.7) 

5.      Niger (44.9)

6.      Mauritania (45.0)

7.      Mali (46.0)

8.      Nigeria (46.1)

9.      Liberia (47.3)

10.  Sierra Leone (47.6) 

While there is still much work to be done, the recorded progress in gender equality around the world — overall and by sub-issue area — allows for continued hope that the journey to 2030 will bring about a better world for girls and women.

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