The survey was conducted in 19 of the world’s biggest megacities (as ranked by the United Nations) between June and July 2017.
India’s capital is one of the worst megacities in the world when it comes to the safety of women, a survey by the Thomson Reuters Foundation has revealed.
Tokyo is seen as the safest city for women in terms of risks of sexual violence and Karachi is considered safer than Delhi when it comes to sexual violence.
The access women in Delhi have to healthcare, including control over their reproductive health and maternal mortality, was also poor. Delhi again came fifth from the bottom, worse than Lagos, whereas London topped the list.