Mexico City

The world’s most dangerous cities for women 2017

City summary

Mexico City ranked as the sixth worst megacity for women from the list of 19 cities. The Mexican capital, with a population of 21 million according to the United Nations, was fourth worst when it came to women facing sexual violence and harassment.

Polling results

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

  • 04

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

  • 06

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

  • 09

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

  • 06

    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


Questions we asked

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