Nine of the ten worst countries for mothers are in sub Saharan Africa, according to Save the Children

Based on a number of factors including maternal and child health, education, income, and the political and economic status of women, this year’s Save the Children’s State of the World’s Mothers report determines that Norway is the best country for mothers. Nine of the ten worst countries are in sub Saharan Africa. Somalia is the last on the list, South Africa makes it into the top half at #72, and the USA has the worst maternal mortality rate:


Norway is No. 1 country in which to be a mom, US plummets to 33rd on annual list


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