Wednesday, January 25, 2012


Did you know that....

50% of girls between the ages of 8 and 14 are dieting. Girls see over 400 advertisements per day,telling them how they should look.
3 Teens self harm per hour in the UK. In 2003-4, 24 087 girls were hospitalized in Australia for self-harm. 3 000 000 Americans self harm.
1 suicide occurs every 40 seconds. 1 in every 3 women have been beaten. 750 000 teenagers fall pregnant per year.
683 000 rapes occur per year that,s more than one per minute. 61% are under 18 years of age. 2% of rapists are convicted.
225 million children are sexually abused each year. The majority of victims are under 8 yrs of age. About 50% of offenders are the parents.
10 million c─▒garettes are sold every minute. About 90 000 children start smoking every day.
Every minute, one person dies as a result of homicide.


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