The last few weeks have seen headline after headline proclaiming the “war on women” that’s taking place across the country, as lawmakers, politicians and pundits continue to bat around the age-old question of whether or not women are, in fact, people.
But it’s not all bad news for the women of America. Looking at key areas such as healthcare, wages and education, women’s website iVillage has collected data from myriad sources — including the National Women’s Law Center, National Partnership for Women & Families, the 2010 US Census and the National Network to End Domestic Violence — in order to accurately rank which states provide the most hospitable living conditions for the country’s women.
To see the top five states to live in if you’re a lady, read on.
Next 1. Connecticut