Goa safest place for woman; Bihar, Delhi among worst: Report

Updated On : 02 Nov , 2017 , 09:20 AM
Goa safest place for woman; Bihar, Delhi among worst: Report
Goa safest place for woman; Bihar, Delhi among worst: Report
New Delhi:

Plan India released gender vulnerability index (GVI) on Wednesday where it has put Goa to be safest place for woman in India. Kerala, Mizoram, Sikkim and Manipur are among the safest places for woman in India.

The places where woman are most vulnerable are Bihar, Jharkhand, UP and Delhi.

The report was released by Ministry of Women and Child Development on Wednesday.

Goa achieved top spot with a GVI of 0.656 which is also more than the national average of 0.5314.

Goa also ranked first in protection, fifth in education, sixth in health and survival, and eighth in poverty.

Kerala achieved second spot with a GVI of 0.634. They did it mainly because of its achievements in health areas.

Bihar did worst by achieving a GVI of 0.410. It is considered to be the worst liveable place for woman in India. Delhi ranks at 28 with a GVI score of 0.436. The place had poor record in education and protection.  

First Published : Thursday, November 02, 2017 09:18 AM
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