Norway Is The Best Country For A New Mom

Norway Is The Best Country For A New Mom

Drammen : Norway | May 08, 2012 at 1:06 PM PDT
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It was reported earlier that country Norway is the best land to live for the New Mom. It was rank Nr.1 in the whole word. You can also read more from the AllGov-News

The international status report for mothers and children is issued for 13 time and includes the situation in 165 countries. While Norway is ranked as the best country to be the mother, the African Niger at the bottom of the list.

- This shows that the Norwegian policy of gender equality, child and family work in practice. But to be most compelling. Now Norway must take the lead in efforts to break the cycle of poverty in those countries that are the worst off, says Secretary General Tove R. Wang.

The differences between Norway and Niger are very large. A newborn Norwegian girl can expect 18 years of education and a lifetime of more than 83 years, while a girl born in Niger can expect four years of education and a lifetime of only 56 years.

In addition to life expectancy and education, the countries ranked by factors such as percentage births with health professionals in attendance, percentage of women using contraception, the rules for maternity leave and the percentage of children who die before age five. In Niger dies one of seven children before the age of five years.

- There is good news that for the third consecutive year tops this ranking, but it is important to stay focused on the countries located on the bottom of these statistics. We will continue the work we do to improve child and maternal health in these countries, says Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg said in a statement to the report.

After Norway on the list included Iceland, Sweden, New Zealand, Denmark and Finland.

According to Save the Children Norway also takes first place as the world's best breastfeeding countries, and also as the best country to be a woman in.

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Norway the best country for mothers
According to a recent report published by Save the Children, Norway is one the top country in which to be a mother. Source: The Foreigner
Twirllinks is based in Drammen, Buskerud, Norway, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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