Best Country for Women Is ...
Iceland, again
By Newser Editors, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 25, 2013 4:28 PM CDT
Iceland again leads the way in terms of gender equality.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – When coming up with the best countries in terms of gender equality, think Nordic. Iceland again leads the annual list put out by the World Economic Forum, which crunches stats on education, health care, jobs, politics, and more, reports the BBC. That makes five years in a row for Iceland, whose neighbors took the next three spots. The top 10:

  1. Iceland
  2. Finland
  3. Norway
  4. Sweden
  5. Philippines
  6. Ireland
  7. New Zealand
  8. Denmark
  9. Switzerland
  10. Nicaragua
The US came in at No. 23. See the full rankings via interactive maps at the BBC.

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Oct 30, 2013 10:23 AM CDT
Mandatory military service is not considered now is it? It's only 'equality' if it benefits women...
People_Suck
Oct 29, 2013 8:07 PM CDT
Lesbos Island is number one.
JUNIORHIGHTOWERTEXAN
Oct 26, 2013 6:07 PM CDT
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