Rankings: Best, worst places for mothers

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Posted: May 03, 2011 12:04 AM
Rankings: Best, worst places for mothers

The U.S.-based international aid organization Save the Women says in its 2011 World Mothers Index that Norway is the best place to be a mom, and Afghanistan is the worst.

Here are the top 10 best and worst places to be a mother in this year's survey:

TOP 10 BEST PLACES TO BE A MOTHER

1. Norway

2. Australia

3. Iceland

4. Sweden

5. Denmark

6. New Zealand

7. Finland

8. Belgium

9. Netherlands

10. France

BOTTOM 10 WORST PLACES TO BE A MOTHER

155. Central African Republic

156. Sudan

157. Mali

158. Eritrea

159. Democratic Republic of Congo

160. Chad

161. Yemen

162. Guinea-Bissau

163. Niger

164. Afghanistan