While men around the world are seeking opportunities for themselves in different fields and sectors, women are not sitting back and retreating to the kitchen. They are also in search of great opportunities to leverage on just like their male counterparts.
Courtesy of StatiSense, a data tech company quoting the World Bank report of 2021, YEN.com.gh brings you the top 10 African countries with the best economic opportunities for women in 2021.
Mauritius, a country in East Africa, has the best economic opportunities for women in 2021. It is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres off the southeast coast of the African continent, east of Madagascar, according to Wikipedia.
2. South Africa
Trailing Mauritius is South Africa. With over 59 million people, South Africa is the 23rd most populous nation in the world.
Zimbabwe is number three on the list of top 10 African countries with the best economic opportunities for women.
4. Cabo Verde
Cape Verde or Cabo Verde, officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an archipelago and island country in the central Atlantic Ocean. Its capital is Praia and its official language is Portuguese.
Below are other African countries with the best economic opportunities for women:
6. São Tomé & Príncipe
9. Côte d'Ivoire
Nigeria was nowhere near the top. The country was spotted behind in the 40th position.
In similar news, Taiwan has been ranked as the best place to live and work abroad in 2021. This was based on its cost of living, ease of settling in and overall quality of life.
According to Expat Nations, 12,420 ex-pats participated in the Expat Insider survey, representing 174 nationalities and living in 186 countries or territories.
The majority of the respondents were happy with the quality of care in Taiwan. Expats also reported they were more satisfied with their job security in the Asian country.
Mexico came second on the list. The same factor that helped Taiwan also helped Mexico in getting the number two spot on the list.