</p> <p>Moscow has been ranked the world’s fourth safest megacity for women in a Thomson Reuters Foundation survey <a target="_blank" href="//poll2017.trust.org/city/?id=moscow" rel="noopener">published</a> Monday.</p> <p>The survey ranked the world’s 19 largest megacities — cities with a population of 10 million or more — across criteria such as the risk of sexual violence, access to healthcare, cultural practices and economic opportunities. The non-profit interviewed 20 experts on women’s issues in each city and based its results on at least 15 experts in every country.</p> <p>Moscow ranked behind Paris, Tokyo and London in terms of overall safety, while Cairo, in Egypt, was named the world’s most dangerous megacity for women.</p> <p>The Russian capital was deemed safest in terms of cultural practices seen as harmful to women. “Women are well protected from potentially harmful cultural practices including female genital mutilation, child, early or forced marriage, female infanticide,” the survey said.</p> <p>Moscow also scored high in terms of safety from rape or sexual harassment, coming in behind Tokyo. </p> <p>It placed in the top-5 among megacities with access to economic opportunities, including education, property ownership and financial services. But it scored less well in terms of access to healthcare, a category that includes control over reproductive health and maternal mortality.</p> <p>The survey was carried out in phone conversations and online between June 1 and July 28 this year.</p> </div> </div><div class="post-meta wf-mobile-collapsed"><div class="entry-meta"><a href="https://cultureru.com/2017/10/16/" title="3:22 pm" class="data-link" rel="bookmark"><time class="entry-date updated" datetime="2017-10-16T15:22:10+00:00">October 16, 2017</time></a></div></div> <div class="author-info entry-author"> <span class="author-avatar no-avatar"></span> <div class="author-description"> <h4><span class="author-heading">Author:</span> admin</h4> <p class="author-bio"></p> </div> </div> <nav class="navigation post-navigation" role="navigation"><h2 class="screen-reader-text">Post navigation</h2><div class="nav-links"><a class="nav-previous" href="https://cultureru.com/the-minister-who-invented-camping-in-america/" rel="prev"><i class="icomoon-the7-font-the7-arrow-29-3" aria-hidden="true"></i><span class="meta-nav" aria-hidden="true">Previous</span><span class="screen-reader-text">Previous post:</span><span class="post-title h4-size">The Minister Who Invented Camping in America</span></a><a class="nav-next" href="https://cultureru.com/theater-director-serebrennikovs-house-arrest-extended-in-fraud-hearing/" rel="next"><i class="icomoon-the7-font-the7-arrow-29-2" aria-hidden="true"></i><span class="meta-nav" aria-hidden="true">Next</span><span class="screen-reader-text">Next post:</span><span class="post-title h4-size">Theater Director Serebrennikov’s House Arrest Extended in Fraud Hearing</span></a></div></nav><div class="single-related-posts"><h3>Related posts</h3><section class="items-grid"><div class=" related-item"><article class="post-format-standard"><div class="mini-post-img"><a class="alignleft post-rollover layzr-bg" href="https://cultureru.com/number-of-confirmed-cases-of-infection-with-the-virus-2019-ncov-data-for-february-3/" aria-label="Post image"><img class="preload-me lazy-load" src="data:image/svg+xml,%3Csvg%20xmlns%3D'http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2F2000%2Fsvg'%20viewBox%3D'0%200%20110%2080'%2F%3E" data-src="https://cultureru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/koronovirus-110x80.jpg" data-srcset="https://cultureru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/koronovirus-110x80.jpg 110w, https://cultureru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/koronovirus-220x160.jpg 220w" width="110" height="80" alt="" /></a></div><div class="post-content"><a href="https://cultureru.com/number-of-confirmed-cases-of-infection-with-the-virus-2019-ncov-data-for-february-3/">Number of confirmed cases of infection with the virus 2019-nCoV. 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