30 Best Places to Raise Children

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Which destinations around the world offer the best possible environment for your little munchkins to grow up in? Here are some options to consider.

1. Sweden

The Nordic Nations always score high when it comes to human rights, gender equality and safety and Sweden is considered one of the best places in the world to raise a child. It was at the top of the 2016 Best Countries Rankings, a survey conducted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

This beautiful and pristine nation might be a little bit cold, but it boasts great maternity leave, a well developed education system, a high quality of life and much more. Parents in Sweden are entitled to 480 days of paid leave and they have the right to reduce their working hours until the child turns eight.

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