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The 10 worst countries in the world for women

INSIDER Logo By Lia Ryerson of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 11:  Syria was named the worst country for women this year, according to the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo's global Women, Peace and Security Index. The index measures women's well-being - based on factors such as justice, security, and inclusion - in 153 countries. While the Nordic countries dominate the best countries for women's list, the lowest-ranking countries on the index are historically more unstable and volatile.See the 10 worst countries for women below.

Syria was named the worst country for women this year, according to the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo's global Women, Peace and Security Index. The index measures women's well-being - based on factors such as justice, security, and inclusion - in 153 countries.

While the Nordic countries dominate the best countries for women's list, the lowest-ranking countries on the index are historically more unstable and volatile.

See the 10 worst countries for women below.

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