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FACTBOX-Best and worst places to be a mother

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Tue, 8 May 2012 14:07 GMT
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LONDON (TrustLaw) - Niger was named the worst place to be a mother in the world, and Norway the best, in a report published by Save the Children on Tuesday.

Here are the top 10 and bottom 10 rankings from its "State of the World's Mothers" index:


Top 10 - Best places to be a mother

1. Norway

2. Iceland

3. Sweden

4. New Zealand

5. Denmark

6. Finland

7. Australia

8. Belgium

9. Ireland

10. Netherlands/United Kingdom


Bottom 10 - Worst places to be a mother

156. Democratic Republic of Congo

156. South Sudan

156. Sudan

159. Chad

160. Eritrea

161. Mali

162. Guinea-Bissau

163. Yemen

164. Afghanistan

165. Niger

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