Monday, April 5, 2010

Did you Know?

Nearly 3 billion people-half of the world's population-lives on less than $2 a day. More than one-third of those survive on less than $1 a day.

More than half of all the child deaths in the world are caused directly or indirectly by hunger or malnutrition.

One in five children living in the majority world doesn't have access to clean water.

Less than 1 percent of the world's fresh water is readily accessible for direct human use.

An estimated 27 million people are victims of modern day slavery. Half of these are children.

The human trafficking industry earns between $9.5 and $32 billion each year.

Did you know? Now that you know, do you care?

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