Topics » Global Health   May 7, 2012

Best and Worst Countries for Moms

Best: Iceland

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Best: NorwayBest: Iceland Best: Sweden Best: New ZealandBest: Denmark Worst: Niger Worst: Afghanistan Worst: Yemen Worst: Guinea-BissauWorst: Mali

Best: Iceland

One in 17,800 women in Iceland die in childbirth -- that's one of the lowest rates among developed countries. And for the past two years, Iceland has topped the World Economic Forum's report on equality between the sexes. Women in Iceland can expect to get 20 years of formal schooling during their lifetime.
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