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Canada best place to be a woman in G20, India worst: Poll
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Policies that promote gender equality, safeguards against violence and exploitation and access to health care make Canada the best place to be a woman among the world’s biggest economies, a global poll of experts showed on Wednesday.

Germany, Britain, Australia and France rounded out the top five countries out of the Group of 20 in a perceptions poll of 370 gender specialists conducted by TrustLaw, a legal news service run by Thomson Reuters Foundation.

TrustLaw asked aid professionals, academics, health workers, policymakers, journalists and development specialists with expertise in gender issues to rank the 19 countries of the G20 in terms of the overall best and worst to be a woman. Canada was perceived to be getting most things right in protecting women’s wellbeing and basic freedoms.

On est loin des déclarations incendiaires de la gogauche québécoise qui accuse Harper d’être la pire chose à être arrivée aux femmes depuis Jack l’Éventreur…

Parions que nos médias vont traiter cette nouvelle de la même manière qu’ils ont traité celle voulant que le Canada soit l’un des pays les plus pacifistes de la planète i.e. on va l’ignorer…