Canada ranked 3rd best country in the world for women

Jan 22 2019, 10:44 pm

Canada is one of the best places in the world to be a woman.

This is according to the latest study conducted by US News & World Report in partnership with Y&R’s BAV and Wharton. The report down 80 countries’ overall rankings based “on 75 different metrics.”

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The best countries for women ranking was based on the following factors:

  • How much the country cares about human rights
  • Gender equality
  • Income equality
  • Progress and safety

According to the report, Canada was recognized for its strong record for gender equality.  However, the report notes that “slow progress has been made in closing the pay equality gap.”

Canada also ranked as the third best country in the world and the first for quality of life.

20 Best Countries to be a Woman in 2019

  1. Sweden
  2. Denmark
  3. Canada
  4. Norway
  5. Netherlands
  6. Finland
  7. Switzerland
  8. Australia
  9. New Zealand
  10. Germany
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Belgium
  13. UK
  14. France
  15. Ireland
  16. USA
  17. Italy
  18. Japan
  19. Spain
  20. Portugal