The Importance Of Hunger And Poverty

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“The support changed my life.” Dishani Paul was one of eight children, who grew up in Kenya Africa. She was raised by a single mother, and grew up in poverty. She was brought out of poverty because one girl named Christine, wanted to make a difference (A Grateful Former Sponsored Child Becomes A Sponsor). If every person did just a small act to help someone in need, the world would be a better place. 328,000,000 children live in extreme poverty, and 1 in 10 people live on less than $1.90 a day. The conditions they live in are horrible and everyone should do what they can to help end poverty and world hunger. People around the world go hungry every day, but it’s not the kind of hunger that can be fixed with a quick snack. 795,000,000 people don’t have enough food to live a healthy life (Hunger Statistics). This is men, women, and children near you. Imagine not being able to provide food for your loved ones! 16,000,000 children struggle with hunger (Katie Dupere) and 60% of the world’s hungry are women (Know your world: Facts About Hunger and Poverty). More than 95% of people participate in donating to charity, and in the past twenty years poverty has been cut in half. This is good news, however there are still millions of people in poverty and …show more content…
“Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or a commercial sex act.” (What Is Human Trafficking) 600,000 - 800,000 people are trafficked each year (11 Facts About Human Trafficking), 50% are children, and 80% are women. Isn’t that cruel? Imagine someone you care about going through this! Children around the world go through many things you can’t even imagine. 168,000,000 children ages 5-14 are engaged in child labor, and 85,000,000 work in hazardous conditions. (Facts About Children and Poverty) Human trafficking and child labor are horrible things for anyone to go

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