The World’s Worst Places to Work

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Where are the world’s worst places to work?

Check out the infographic for the ABCs of 9 to 5 in some of the world’s most challenging environments.

Workers beware: that foreign job might sound great, but what’s it like to conduct business in a country with that only has electricity 3 hours a day, or the locals keep blowing each other up? Examples include North Korea, where they don’t shred paper, they eat it, and Syria, where women can start a business but can’t go outside without written permission. Criteria include corruption, violence, infrastructure, access to medical care, and press freedom.

Sarah is a blogger, writer and amateur palaeontologist from New Orleans. When not writing or digging dinosaurs, she teaches English.