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Lima

The world’s most dangerous cities for women 2017

City summary

Lima was voted as the worst megacity when it came to access for women to healthcare including control over reproductive health and maternal mortality. Overall the Peruvian capital, with a population of about 10 million, was ranked as the 5th riskiest city for women and 5thworst for women seeking access to economic resources such as education, land, and financial services such as bank accounts.

Polling results

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

  • 10

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

    (78.7)
  • 01

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

    (78.7)
  • 10

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

    (57.4)
  • 05

    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

    (62.7)

Questions we asked

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