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35 FACTS THAT SHOULD CHANGE THE WORLD...source>>jessica williams author and researcher

1-- the average japanese women will live to be 84
the average botswanan will reach just 39.

2--china has 44 million missing women

3--94% of the worlds executions in 2005 took place in just 4 countries:CHINA,IRAN,S.ARABIA,USA.

4--every cow in europe is subsidised by $2.50 a day.thats more than 75% of what africans have to live on.

5--in more than 70 countrys,same sex marriages are 9 the penalty is death.

6--one in five of the worlds population lives on less than $1 a day.

7--in 2006, 16 million americans had plastic surgery

8--landmines kill or maim at least one person every hour.

9--there are 44 million child labours in india

10--people in the industrialised world eat between six and 7 kilograms of food additives each year.

11--seven million american women and one million american men suffer from an eating disorder

12--cars kill two people every minute

13--global warming already kills 150,000 people every year

14--the worlds trade in illegal drugs is estimated to be worth 400billion a year-about the same as the worlds legal pharmaceutical industry.

15--a third of americans believe aliens have landed on planet earth.

16--more than 150 countries use torture

17--every day one in five of the worlds population-some 800 million people go hungry.

18--black men born in the usa stand a one in three chance of going to jail.

19--a third of the worlds population is at war.

20--the worlds oil reserves could be exhausted by 2040

21--a quarter of the armed conflicts of recent years have involved a struggle for natural resources

22--some 30 million people in africa are hiv positive.

23--ten languages die out every year.

24-- more people die each year from suicide than in all the worlds armed conflicts

25--each week an average of 54 children are expelled from american schools for bringing a gun to class.

26--there at least 300,000 prisoners of conscience in the world.

27--two million women and girls are subjected to female mutilation each year.

28--nearly 26 million people voted in the 2001 british general election.more than 32million votes were cast in the first season of pop idiol.

29-- in 2005,the US spent $554billion on its military.this is 29 times more than the combined military spending of the six rouge states.

30--there are 27 million slaves in the world today.

31--americans discard 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour.thats enough to bottles to reach the moon and back every three weeks.

32--the average urban briton is caught on cctv 300 times a day.

33--some 120,000 women and girls are trafficked into europe each year.

34--the usa owes the united nations more than 1 billion in unpaid dues.

35--more than 12,000 women are killed each year in russia as a result of domestic violence.

Added: Sep-18-2012 Occurred On: Sep-18-2012
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