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Monday, 12 March 2012

O2 #2 Women, Thinking About Relocating? (via Freakonomics)

In honor of International Women’s Day, Foreign Policy has a roundup of five surprisingly good places to be a woman. The Philippines, Spain, South Africa/Lesotho, Latvia, and Cuba all make their list.

While it may be hard to believe that women fare well in the very same country that hosted a “Blonde Weekend” back in 2009, Latvian women are excelling professionally: “As of 2010, women constituted 71 percent of the Baltic state’s university graduates, 50 percent of its Supreme Court judges, and 45 percent of those employed in its research and development sector. Latvia’s first female president, Vaira Vike-Freiberga, oversaw Latvia’s entrance into the European Union in 2004.”

If you want to read this interesting article about the 5 best places to be a woman, go for it: 5PlacesWoman

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