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Canada is the best country for women to live

Canada has been rated as the best country for women to live out of the G20 countries. At the bottom of this list is India, beating out even Saudi Arabia where women only gained the right to vote in 2011.

What are your thoughts on this ranking system? Is it a fair comparison?
What does this type of comparison prove?

I'm a Canadian and this result came as a surprise, however I am proud that Canada is at the top of this list.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/incoming/canada-gets-top-ranking-in-best-place-for-women-to-live/article4254186/

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    Jul 3 2012: I agree that rankings are relative to what one might be looking for. and it's trye Robert that culture plays a huge part of these rankings, yet who are we to judge upon others cultural beliefs?!
    • Jul 3 2012: I think 'we' would be the group that chose to rank living conditions.

      You asked what does the survey prove. Perhaps one answer is that there are people willing to judge such things with enough certainty or arrogance to publish the results.

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