M’sia Ranked 3rd Safest Country In SEA For Women To Reside

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A recent study ranked Malaysia as the third safest country in Southeast Asia for women, reflecting the nation’s efforts in promoting women’s well-being and empowerment.

The ranking was recently released in an Instagram post by @seasia.stats, where it evaluated a range of indicators such as crime rates, access to healthcare, education, economic opportunities, and women’s rights protection.

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M’sia ranked 3rd safest country in SEA for women

According to the statistics which were based on a study conducted by The Global Women’s Peace and Security Index (WPS Index) which evaluates the inclusion, fair treatment, and security of women across 170 countries., Malaysia secured third place with a score of 0.738.

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As for its SEA counterparts, Singapore secured the top spot with a score of 0.887, while Thailand took second place with a score of 0.764.

At the global level, Norway was found to be the safest country in the world for women while Afghanistan found itself to dead last on the list.

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Here’s a list of how Malaysia performed against its SEA neighbours:

  • Singapore – 0.887
  • Thailand – 0.764
  • Malaysia – 0.738
  • Vietnam – 0.707
  • Laos – 0.704
  • Indonesia – 0.700
  • Timor – Leste – 0.664
  • Cambodia – 0.645
  • Philippines – 0.612
  • Myanmar – 0.451

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