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PH one of worst places to be a mother, says annual report of London-based charity organization
ABS-CBNNews.com reports that according to the London-based charity Save the Children’s annual "State of the World’s Mothers" report, "the Philippines is among the worst places in Southeast Asia to be a mother."
Published on: May 8, 2013 - 12:25am

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that according to the London-based charity Save the Children's annual "State of the World's Mothers" report, "the Philippines is among the worst places in Southeast Asia to be a mother." The report, which was released on Tuesday, May 7, revealed that "the Philippines was at No. 106, tied with Indonesia, ahead only of Timor Leste (No. 110), Laos (No. 121) and Cambodia (No. 130)."

 

The report "compared 176 countries in terms of maternal health, child mortality, education and levels of women's income and political status." The report noted: "Singapore, at No. 15, was the best place for mothers in Asia, according to the report, with Malaysia at No. 70, Thailand at No. 80, and Vietnam at No. 86." The worst place in the world to be a mother was the Democratic Republic of Congo.

 

Meanwhile, the following are the top 10 best places to be a mom:

1. Finland

2. Sweden

3. Norway

4. Iceland

5. Netherlands

6. Denmark

7. Spain

8. Belgium

9. Germany

10. Australia

 

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1 Comment
  • Ging
    Spain, with its unemployment rate hovering at 27 percent! is one of the best places to be a mother?! The economy is down and out, in shambles, in the dumps, but their mums will still cook for you the best paella they can. Truly, mums deserve a medal.
    May 09 2013 @ 02:03am     Reply   Hide replies
    • eleanor
      it's not about cooking meals for their kids. read the report before saying anything, geez.
      May 10 2013 @ 10:11am     Reply   Hide replies
      • Ging
        It's called irony, miz. Or a bit of sarcasm, if you will.
        May 10 2013 @ 12:41pm     Reply  
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