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The devastating truth is that:
  • 10.5 million children still die every year worldwide;
  • 29,000 children under the age of five die every day, nearly 4,000 simply because they lack safe water and sanitation;
  • 12 million children worldwide have been orphaned by AIDS;
  • 146 million children regularly go hungry;
  • 640 million lack adequate shelter;
  • 250 million work as cheap labour, 2 million as prostitutes;
  • Conflict has claimed the lives of 2 million children in the last ten years, leaving 6 million wounded and disabled;
  • 300,000 children worldwide are forced to carry a gun; and
  • 72 million children are still out-of-school.
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