According to United Nations sources, there are approximately 150 million street children throughout the world. “Chased from home by violence, drug and alcohol abuse, the death of a parent, family breakdown, war, natural disaster or simply socio-economic collapse,” read the report. “Many destitute children are forced to eke out a living on the streets, scavenging, begging, hawking in the slums and polluted cities of the developing world.”
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate there are about 780 million people worldwide that don’t have access to clean water or proper sanitation.
As of January last year, on any given night there are about 578,424 homeless people in America, read the report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center estimates one in five women will be raped at some point in their lives.
Furthermore the CDC documented in 2010 alone, 4,828 young people between the ages of 10 and 24 were victims of homicide, which is about 13 deaths per day.
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