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The richest 20 percent accounts for three-quarters of world income. And they die quietly in some of the poorest villages on earth, far removed from the scrutiny and the conscience of the world. Being meek and weak in life makes these dying multitudes even more invisible in death.
Source 4 Around percent of all children in developing countries are estimated to be underweight or stunted. The two regions that account for the bulk of the deficit are South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. If current trends continue, the Millennium Development Goals target of halving the proportion of underweight children will be missed by 30 million children, largely because of slow progress in Southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.
Source 5 Based on enrollment data, about 72 million children of primary school age in the developing world were not in school in ; 57 per cent of them were girls. And these are regarded as optimistic numbers. Source 6 Nearly a billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names.
Source 8 Infectious diseases continue to blight the lives of the poor across the world. Every year there are — million cases of malaria, with 1 million fatalities: Africa accounts for 90 percent of malarial deaths and African children account for over 80 percent of malaria victims worldwide.
Source 9 Water problems affect half of humanity: In the United Kingdom the average person uses more than 50 litres of water a day flushing toilets where average daily water usage is about liters a day.
The highest average water use in the world is in the US, at liters day. Close to half of all people in developing countries suffering at any given time from a health problem caused by water and sanitation deficits. Millions of women spending several hours a day collecting water. To these human costs can be added the massive economic waste associated with the water and sanitation deficit.
Source 10 Number of children in the world 2. However, urbanization is not synonymous with human progress. Urban slum growth is outpacing urban growth by a wide margin. Inone out of three urban dwellers approximately 1 billion people was living in slum conditions.
Source 13 In developing countries some 2. In sub-Saharan Africa, over 80 percent of the population depends on traditional biomass for cooking, as do over half of the populations of India and China. Source 14 Indoor air pollution resulting from the use of solid fuels [by poorer segments of society] is a major killer.
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