India Ranks As Most Dangerous Country For Women In Thomson Reuters Foundation Poll
Thomson Reuters Foundation: EXCLUSIVE — India most dangerous country for women with sexual violence rife — global poll
“India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labor, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday. War-torn Afghanistan and Syria ranked second and third in the Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts on women’s issues, followed by Somalia and Saudi Arabia…” (Goldsmith/Beresford, 6/26).
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“…The survey was a repeat of a similar poll in 2011 which ranked the most dangerous countries for women as Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pakistan, India, and Somalia. It asked which five of the 193 United Nations member states were most dangerous for women and the worst for health care, economic resources, traditional practices, sexual and non-sexual abuse, and human trafficking…” (Goldsmith, 6/25).