The whole world celebrates the International Women’s Day and it is but fitting to feature some of the best destinations where women are most likely to lead a comfortable, safe and fruitful life. Wen we think of these places, countries like Sweden, Norway, Iceland, and Finland come quickly to mind in terms of gender equality.
Women in Sweden, for example, can take a maternity leave for 480 days paid on 80% of their salary. In Rwanda, majority of lawmakers are women and Burundii has 92% of its labor force made up of women.
As the globe celebrates this special day for women, a lot more efforts are needed to push for gender equality. The female workforce, according to researches, earn about 10% of the global income but women do two -thirds of the global clock hours.
We list down some of the best places on earth where gender disparities are narrowed: