It’s never been easy to be a woman, as history stands proof, and it’s not easy nowadays either, with gender inequality, religious hindrance, pay gaps and so on, especially in these 11 worst countries for a woman to live in.
While we all consider normal to see women working the same jobs as men do, leading teams, going to school, teaching others, driving their cars, owning their homes, having complete rights over their bodies, and so on, there are many, many places around the world where this doesn’t happen, where they don’t even consider this to be a possibility. The main reason these things aren’t possible is based on religion, and it happens in areas where the holy books are interpreted to the extreme, mostly to the convenience of those who lead the countries.
It’s a sad situation when women aren’t shown proper respect and when the patriarchal system tries to shut them down from speaking their minds and embracing the freedom they should have as individuals. It is sad to see any kind of injustice made towards any living being. If you want, you can also read up on another article we published regarding the 11 worst states to be an animal, regarding animal cruelty in the United States.
Information for this particular list comes from the World Economic Forum’s 2015 Global Gender Gap Report, which takes into consideration economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival and political empowerment. Without further ado, here are the 11 worst countries for a woman to live in.