Shocking Statistics

Sunday, 12 February 2006

The number one method of commiting suicide by women in Afghanistan is lighting onself on fire.

The Human Rights Commission in Kandahar says 86 percent of women in Afghanistan are clinically depressed.

The FBI estimates that only 37% of all rapes are reported to the police.

The leading cause of death for pregnant women is murder.

Worldwide, 211 million children under the age of 14 can be found at work.

1 in 6 boys is sexually abused before the age of 16.

3.8 million Americans weigh over 300 pounds.



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