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Lagos

The world’s most dangerous cities for women 2017

City summary

Lagos ranked as the eighth worst megacity for women. Nigeria’s largest city with an estimated 13.7 million people was sixth worst when it came to harmful cultural practices such as female genital mutilation and forced marriages and seventh worst for women to have access to economic resources such as education, land, and financial services such as bank accounts and loans.

Polling results

How lagos scored from 1 (worst) to 19 (best) for each question.

  • 14

    Sexual ViolenceWomen can live in this city without facing the risk of sexual violence including rape or sexual attacks and harassment

    (69.4)
  • 08

    Access to HealthcareWomen have good access to healthcare including control over reproductive health and maternal mortality

    (66.7)
  • 06

    Cultural PracticesWomen are well protected from potentially harmful cultural practices including female genital mutilation, child, early or forced marriage, female infanticide

    (69.4)
  • 07

    Economic OpportunitiesWomen have access to economic resources such as education, ownership of land or other forms of property, and financial services such as bank accounts

    (57.4)

Questions we asked

Click a question below see the polling results from 1 (worst) to 19 (best).