A recent study conducted by Bloomberg Businessweek analyzed 15 major global cities examining key categories related to safety, mobility, maternity, equality and wealth. Overall, Toronto ranked first, scoring 3.66 out of a possible 5, performing favourably in the categories related to safety, perceived equality, and maternity provisions. The lowest performing city, São Paulo, received a score of 2.68 out of 5. The report mentions that there continue to be structural and social gender inequalities across all cities that were selected for the study.

Bloomberg Women and Cities Ranking
Ranking City
1 Toronto
2 Sydney
3 Singapore
4 Paris
5 London
6 Berlin
7 Tokyo
8 Hong Kong
9 New York City
10 Amsterdam
11 Dubai
12 Los Angeles
13 Seoul
14 Beijing
15 São Paulo