Caution Girls! Here are 10 most unsafe countries for women in the world
Many women are planning to travel either on their own or as a part of a female group to different countries. Some countries are far more dangerous and unsafe for women than others and have unique threats that need to be understood and avoided. There are countries where women are still fighting for their basic right of living. We are here listing the ten most unsafe countries for women to travel or to live in.
The people of Pakistan follow various transgressions that are completely improper, unfair and crooked. The dangers included to the women in Pakistan are acid attacks, child marriages, domestic violence and punishment by stoning. The country has highest rates of honor killing, child marriages and dowry murder. Thus, Pakistan is considered the most unsafe country for women to live in.
India is one of the most unsafe countries for women. Despite having the world’s largest democracy, gang rape, child marriages, honor killing, acid attacks are some common problems faced by women in India. India is also a front for human trafficking. Research has shown that there are 50 million cases of female feticides in the last three decades.
With 87 percent illiterate and 70 to 80 percent forced to early marriages, the life of women in Afghanistan is nothing but hell. Cases of domestic violence are high. With a maternal mortality rate of 400 in 100,000, having a family can be a nightmare itself.
Female genital mutilation, rape, high maternal mortality rate and child marriage are just another affair for women in Somalia. 95 percent of Somalian women face female genital mutilation, usually around the ages from 4 to 11.
The Democratic Republic of Congo
In Congo, almost 1150 women are raped everyday according to the American Journal to the public health. Congo holds the records of highest gender-based violence. With 57 percent of pregnant women anaemic, the health outcomes are poor for the women in Congo.
The gender-based violence is very high in Colombia. The country registered 45,000 cases of domestic violence against women. Hate crimes, rape, abuse are all part of a women’s life living in Colombia.
Kenya, despite being the country’s majority of agriculture work, the women in Kenya only receives the small part of the income they generate. Educational hopes for women in Kenya are dreadful. The HIV rates are most common among the female population.
Women are massively let down by the Mexico’s legal system, with 4000 women disappearing in a year and 22.7 murders for every 100,000 in a single state per year. The sad thing is when women come forward to report abuses and sexual offences; they are frequently met with suspicion, insensitivity and negligence.
In Brazil, it is reported that every 15 seconds a woman is assaulted and every two hours a woman is murdered. Except in cases of rape, or where it is very dangerous to have a baby, a woman can’t have an abortion and they face up to 3 years in jail.
Rape and sexual assault are way up in Turkey. The use of date rape drugs has been reported as an issue for females in Turkey. The murder rate of Turkish women has risen from 31 percent in the last two years.