Unfortunately there are many places in the world where it is not easy for women to lead the monastic life!
I'd like to share this article in this thread: https://www.samita.eu/en/2017/01/27/bhi ... -politics/
And here you can read Saccavadi's story in her own words: https://sujato.wordpress.com/2010/02/16 ... dis-story/
I am quite new on this forum and found this thread on Bhikkhuni ordination, going back already for many years. I didn't read all the posts (a few thousand, I guess), but just some at the beginning and some at the end. So I am not sure if the provided information is already known to the community. My apologies if it is nothing new.