HAVE YOUR SAY: What are the risks for women where you live?

by Tim Large | @timothylarge | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Tuesday, 14 June 2011 11:04 GMT
A TrustLaw poll shows women face a barrage of dangers around the world - many of them hidden. What are the risks in your region?

LONDON (TrustLaw) - From honour killings in Pakistan and acid attacks in Afghanistan to rape in Congo and high maternal mortality rates in Somalia, a new TrustLaw poll shows women face a barrage of dangers around the world.

The survey of more than 200 gender experts ranked Afghanistan as the world's most dangerous country to be a woman, followed by Congo, Pakistan, India and Somalia.

Are you surprised by the results? And what are the risks - both hidden and overt - that women face in your region?

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