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Save the Children: State of the World's Mothers 2006 (PDF)

May 2006


Save the Children released its seventh annual Mothers' Index, ranking the best–and worst–places to be a mother and a child. Scandinavian countries swept the top rankings of the best places to be a mother, while countries in sub-Saharan Aftrica dominated the bottom tier. The United States tied for tenth place with the United Kingdom. 

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