India the most dangerous country to be a woman, US ranks 10 th in survey

( CNN) India is the most dangerous country in the world to be a woman because of the high risk of sexual violence and slave labor, a new survey of experts shows.

It was also the most dangerous country in the world for cultural traditions that impact women, the survey discovered, citing acid attacks, female female genital mutilation, child marriageand physical abuse. India was the fourth most dangerous country for women in the same survey seven years ago.

Nine of the 10 countries on the listing were from Asia, the Middle East or Africa. At number 10 was the United State, the only Western country to be included. The foundation said this was directly related to the # MeToo movement.

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