Indian women safest in Goa, Delhi near the bottom. The international tourist destination of Goa in India has been ranked at the top spot in women safety while Bihar has been ranked as most unsafe in a survey. Goa scored 0.656 and came on top in the Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI) in which it has scored. The national average, on the other hand, is 0.5314. The people’s favourite tourist destination has also been ranked first in the protection of its people, fifth in the education sector, sixth in health, and eighth in poverty.States such as Kerala, Mizoram, Sikkim, and Manipur have cemented themselves on the top. The Ministry of Women and Child Development has released a report <spanclass=”m_-4330901809423110381gmail-aQJ”>on Wednesday, labelled Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Delhi most vulnerable for girls. Kerala’s GVI is 0.634 and the report clearly mentioned that the state has achieved heights in the area of health.The low ranked states: The performance of a particular state has been considered better if GVI is closer to one starting from zero. Taking the safety of girls in the picture and health conditions, Bihar’s GVI is 0.410, poorest among all the states. Besides this, the Nitish Kumar-ruled state has also been ranked lowest in the education sector.Child Marriage, yet another factor for ranking considered by Plan India. More than 39 per cent of girls got married before the age of 21 years, whereas around 12 per cent of girls became mothers before the age of 19, found the survey by Plan India. The GVI of Delhi is 0.436. The index of national capital plummeted due to track record in education and protection. With a GVI of 0.450, Jharkhand ranks above Delhi and UP is ranked below the national capital with a GVI of 0.434.
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