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World’s Most Dangerous Countries in 2020

Who doesn’t need the security of life and property, but there are not many countries in the world which are safe in every respect.  According to the global index report, Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, South Sudan, and Yemen are the most dangerous countries in the world, where living is not free from danger. Every year, the Institute for Economics & Peace(IEP) releases its GlobalPeace Index report. IEP is headquartered in Sydney, with offices in New York, The Hague, Brussels, Mexico City, and Harare. The GPI report covers 99.7% of the world population using 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators from highly-respected sources, including political terror, deaths from internal conflict, and murder rate.

The indicators analyzed in 163 countries, which is bases on three different areas: 

  1. Social Safety and Security
  2. Ongoing Domestic and International Conflict
  3. Militarization

Today we are going to tell you about world’s top 10 such dangerous countries, where going around can prove to be a nightmare.  The list of these countries has been prepared according to the Global Peace Index (GPI) based on the report of the Institute for Economics and Peace. Look the world’s top 10 most dangerous countries and you would be surprised to watch Country No 10.

Rank-1 Country: Afghanistan

Battling subsequently continued among the different mujahidin groups and giving rise to a state of that eventually spawned the Taliban. Country facing deadly attacks from the Taliban. Travel by road particularly outside the Kabul is very dangerous.

Rank-2 Country: Syria

In recent years this country has been in the limelight for just the wrong reasons.  ISIS has killed millions of people in this country and going here is not empty of danger even today. Country Facing including job discrimination, inability to make a livelihood, discriminatory land, property or inheritance rights, lack of access to education and lack of adequate nutrition.

Rank-3 Country: Iraq

Iraq was a prosperous country under Saddam Hussein. Terror dominated the country after his coup and then death. Iraq still dealing with significant conflict, both internal and external.

Rank-4 Country: South Sudan

Even after separating from Sudan, violence has not stopped in this country. Terrorism prevails here even today. The civil war started in 2013 when the president fell out with his then-vice president, leading to a conflict that has displaced approx 4 million people.

Rank-5 Country: Yemen

According to the UN, Yemen has the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Thousands of children are being starved every month in this country devastated by Saudi attacks.

Rank-6 Country: Somalia

Going to this country notorious for its pirates is equivalent to feasting on death. In this country rape as a weapon of war; domestic rape; rape by a stranger; the lack of access to justice in rape cases; sexual harassment and coercion into sex as a form of corruption.

Rank-7 Country: Libya

Libya is at number 10 in the list of the 10 most dangerous countries.  The situation has been very bad since the death of dictator Gaddafi. It conflicts has been termed as the second-deadliest war of the 21stcentury, where an estimated 470,000 people, including 55,000 children, have been killed.

Rank-8 Country: Democratic Republic of Congo

Acid attacks, female genital mutilation, child marriage, forced marriage, punishment/retribution through stoning or physical abuse or mutilation, and female infanticide/foeticide

Rank-9 Country: Central African Republic

The crime rate is quite high with criminal acts such as armed home invasion, robberies, and assault making up for the highest cases. Moreover, the police lack resources to effectively respond to crime.

Rank-10 Country: Russia

Russia has the largest reserves and is the largest exporter of natural gas. It has the second-largest coal reserves, the eighth largest oil reserves, and is the largest exporter of oil in the world but Russia’s high militarisation adds to its situation on the rundown, alongside having one of the most noteworthy per-capita paces of weapons sends out.

Rank Country GPI Score
1Afghanistan3.644
2Syria3.539
3Iraq3.487
4South Sudan3.447
5Yemen3.411
6Somalia3.302
7Libya3.258
8Democratic Republic
of the Congo
3.243
9Central African
Republic
3.237
10Russia3.049