SDG 05: Gender Equality

These are the countries where it's best to be a woman

Women carry firewood in al-Mazraq refugee camp near the northwestern Yemeni province of Saada November 12, 2009. Around 8,000 people live in the camp near the Saudi border, after they fled battles raging between the army and Shi'ite rebels in northern Yemen for the past three months. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN CONFLICT POLITICS) - GM1E5BC1U2O01

While life for women has improved in some 60 countries, it has deteriorated in war-torn nations. Image: REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Ellen Wulfhorst
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