Although travelling has brought so many amazing memories and experiences to people, it all puts these people to so much risk. Since it has become a trend especially that most people nowadays love taking pictures, it has been avenue for a lot of bad things to happen.
Through the years, the world has advanced so much. In Technology, Economy, in its Infrastructures, the world has really progressed and developed. But well, though change is constant, not all of humanity comes together with it.
People from all over the world has recognized women a gender equal with men, but no matter how independent a woman is, or how equal the rights she shares with a man are, they’ll never really be able to live as carefree as men, since every single day a lot of women still experience h********t, exploitation, and violence.
For those who have great desires in traveling, jumping from one place to another, take not of these 10 countries that are not safe for women to wander :
Mexico’s legal system does not protect women against domestic and s****l violence. They have been greatly let down by the government, that even in 2011-2012 alone, almost 4,000 cases of women disappearing has never been solved.
S****l a*****t and h********t has been very rampant in this country. Female tourist have normally complained but was never heard out. In terms of marriage, divorce, child custody, and inheritance, women doesn’t have a lot of say in it.
One study shows that in every 15 seconds a female is being sexually a*******d and being m******d every 2 hours in Brazil.
On top of that, they are not allowed to have reproductive choices because their c******l code bans abortion except in r**e case or physically dangerous to have a baby. A punishment of 3 years imprisonment will be given to women who go against abortion rules.
HIV is also a common problem for women because they do not have control over their private lives. Education for women in this country could be described as dreadful as they are taught in an inferior level among men resulting to low salary grade despite being a country with high rate of agricultural production.
Early age forced marriage and acid attacks are mostly the problems faced by women in Pakistan. 90% faces domestic violence and almost 100,000 become victims to honor k*****g annually.
High maternal mortality, child marriage, and female g*****l mutilation are few of the everyday women concerns that never gets tackled in Somalia. There are even no law and orders concerning s****l h********t in the country.
4. The Democratic Republic of Congo
Based on research, Congo has the worst records of gender-based violence; in fact, around 1.150 women are r***d every day or about 420,000 per year. 57% of pregnant women are also reported to be anemic, which shows that health outcomes in the country are inadequate too.
Even with its large number of population, women are still not safe in India.
It has the most number of gang r***s, domestic violence, human trafficking, and more than 50 million cases of female infanticides in the last 30 years.
This country has a high rate of domestic violence cases with maternal mortality ratio of 400 in 100,000. 70 to 80 percent of women in Afghanistan ages 15 to 19 years were also forced to early marriage and 87% of the female population was illiterate.
In 2015 alone, over 45,000 cases of domestic violence have been reported in Columbia. This country is considered the most dangerous country for both men and women because it has the highest acid attack rates especially on women who don’t even get the justice they deserved.
SOURCE : Your Daily Journal