8.26.2010

facts.

  • Aug 24, 150 women were raped in Congo.
  • one in two rape victims is under age 18; one in six is under age 12.
  • Approximately 80% of adult smokers started smoking before the age of 18.
  • Approximately one baby is aborted every 2 seconds.
  • 98% of all abortions are because the baby is unwanted or inconvenient.
  • A child is sold into the trafficking industry every two minutes.
  • Only 9% of born-again teenagers believe in absolute moral truth.
  • On a given night, an estimated 672,000 people experience homelessness. This means 22 out of every 10,000 people are homeless in America.
  • 27 million people are being sold as slaves today.
  • Nearly all first use of tobacco occurs before high school graduation.
  • Eight young people a day die in alcohol-related crashes.
  • As many as 7.2 million Americans under age 20 are lesbian or gay.
  • At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day.
  • 15 million children orphaned due to HIV/AIDS.
  • 1.4 million die each year from lack of access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation.
  • 1.6 billion people — a quarter of humanity — live without electricity.
  • Every 5 seconds, a child dies from hunger related causes.
“If My people who are called by My name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and heal their land.”

 -2 Chronicles 7:14

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