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 illegal.in 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.
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