Worst Countries to be a Mother

The following table lists the ten worst countries of the world to be a mother in 2012. The Mother's Index ranks the health, educational, and economic conditions of 165 countries. Industrialized and especially European countries are consistently among the highest ranking countries, while countries of sub-Saharan Africa dominate the lowest ranking.

Rank Country
1. Niger
2. Afghanistan
3. Yemen
4. Guinea-Bissau
5. Mali
8. Sudan
9. South Sudan
10.DR Congo
Source: Mother's Index.