Top 8 of the Best Countries for Women to Live in 2019

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Women’s Liveability Index, made by Nestpick, analyzed more than 100 countries, taking into account different factors like the gender pay gap, domestic violence, period poverty, and female life expectancy in general, to find out which country is the best for women to live in.

Nexter.org prepared you a list of top 8.

Norway

Source: Unsplash

According to this study, Norway is considered to be the best country to live in for women because of its high standard of living and strong equality legislation. A gender pay gap here is only 7.12%, which, compared to other countries is pretty good.

 

Sweden

Source: iDeal of Sweden

According to a report from YouGov, Sweden has the most progressive views on gender equality.

 

Canada

Source: segulatechnologies

Canada is ranked very high for its human rights and gender equality.

 

Finland

Source: Prospects

Finland was the first country that offered women an unrestricted right to vote and be elected in Parliament. So it is pretty obvious that they have a highly welcoming environment for females.

 

Austria

Source: Unsplash

Austria is a country with a rich culture, high standard of living, and quite good scores on human rights and gender equality. Nevertheless, income equality is not very high, so there is still room for improvement.

 

Denmark

Source: Pixabay

This Scandinavian country has high scores for human rights and gender equality.  Moreover, they have one of the most flexible parental leave policies in Europe and an earnings-related daycare system.

 

Ireland

Source: Paddywagon Tours

Ireland is a pretty conservative country that is why its scores for progression and income equality are quite low. But its human rights score is very high and it helped this country to move up the ranks.

 

Switzerland

Source: Global Partnership for Education

Switzerland is actually considered to be the best country to live in for both men and women. According to the ranking, it is a very peaceful and neutral country.

You can see the full list here.

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Women's Liveability Index, made by Nestpick, analyzed more than 100 countries, taking into account different factors like the gender pay gap, domestic violence, period poverty, and female life expectancy in general, to find out which country is the best for women to live in. Nexter.org prepared you a list of top 8.
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