In Afghanistan, Violence is a daily reality for girls and in the Central African Republic Rape is rampant . Syrian girls in Lebanon are forced to marry early.
Around the world girls face discrimination and lack of opportunity. Their voices aren’t always heard or needs considered. According to International Rescue Committee violence-prevention experts, I am just list down some of the most dangerous places for the girl:
Niger suffers from instability, frequent droughts, insurgency and widespread poverty. More than 118,000 Nigerian refugees—many driven from their homes by the militant group Boko Haram. In addition, thousands have fled fighting along the Mali border and live in makeshift camps.
Niger has the highest percentage of girls married before 18; on average, 1 in 5 adolescent girls give birth before age 18.
According to Fergusson Chile ranked the seventh worst with street safety and eighth worst with intimate partner violence,”. out of four people three affected Street harassment, and 85% of them are women. Plus, 40% of women are harassed on a daily basis, and 90% have experienced some sort of harassment at some point in their lives.”
SOUTH SUDAN :
Since 2013, South Sudan has been racked by conflict. Up to 65 percent of women and girls have experienced physical or sexual violence, according to IRC experts—among the highest levels of violence against women and girls in the world.Many families to marry off their daughters early,Poverty and armed conflict and in south sudan 52 percent of girls are married before age 18; 9 percent are married before age 15.
“A peace agreement between warring parties signed late last year has the potential to drastically improve the situation for women and girls living in South Sudan,” says IRC country director Martin Omukuba. “The new transitional government administration, which is scheduled to take over in May of this year, must make protecting women and girls a priority.”
In Fergusson survey “India scored the worst out of our 50 countries in the gender inequality category,”. “It also had poor rankings in intimate partner violence and the gender gap.almost 90% of women who are raped in India knew the Sinner.”
Since late August 2017 Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have fled violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state to Cox’s Bazar, a district in Bangladesh.The displacement has created overcrowded camps where basic services are stretched beyond limits.Among these refugees, 52 percent are women and children;77 percent of women and girls report feeling unsafe in Cox’s Bazar and do not leave their daily life freely. during a survey it is found that
21 percent of girls in between age 15-19 were married, and 16 percent were pregnant.
SOUTH AFRICA :
Women in South Africa have been historically treated cruelly, but thankfully situations have been slowly improving,”. “Often, traveling women to South Africa are warned not to hike, drive, walk or move about alone and to generally behave conservatively.”
SOUTH ARABIA :
Saudi Arabia ranked the worst in our index for legal discrimination,”. “This country also scored the second worst in our list for the global gender gap and scored poorly with street safety. Many women flee the country to find their own freedom and to escape abuse.”
Brazil scored badly with both street safety and intentional homicide against women. “This country also performed poorly in the Global Gender Gap category. The government warns tourists not to walk alone at night or to physically resist any robbery attempts.”
“The global gender gap Tunisia ranked the ninth worst with . It performed poorly with street safety, legal discrimination and gender inequality,” . “Tunisia leads the northern Africa region in women’s rights and government representation, at least 47 percent women of the country’s are affected by domestic violence.