Even though women make up 51% of the population, some states still treat them as second class citizens, whether its through pay disparities, or working conditions.

WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 24 key indicators of living standards for women.

The indicators include:

-median earnings for female workers

-women’s preventive health care

-female homicide rate.

and more...

The top 5 states are:

1. Massachusetts

2. Minnesota

3. Iowa

4. Maine

5. Colorado

Maine has a low female homicide rate, and a very high turnout of female voters.

Maine women are also above average in income and high school graduation expectancy.

Maine also has a high quality of Women’s Hospitals.

On the opposite spectrum, the worst states for women are: Mississsippi and Louisiana.

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