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"At a time when $700 billion will be discovered in a single day to bail out the richest bankers on this planet and $1000 billion will be spent on one single “battle,” when sovereign wealth funds in a couple of wealthy international locations alone are at $2500 billion and rising, it stretches credulity after we are informed that the world can’t discover an additional $18 billion a yr to save lots of the lives of hundreds of thousands of kids and girls and meet the essential wants of nearly all of the world’s inhabitants."
—- World Director, U.N. Millennium Marketing campaign, Salil Shetty www.hindu.com/2008/10/08/tales/2008100855121100.htm
One other 40 million individuals have been pushed into starvation in 2008 primarily as a result of larger meals costs, in response to preliminary estimates printed by FAO. This brings the general variety of undernourished individuals on this planet to 963 million, in comparison with 923 million in 2007 and the continuing monetary and financial disaster might tip much more individuals into starvation and poverty, FAO warned.
Practically one billion individuals go hungry every day, 65 p.c of them in simply seven international locations: India, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Ethiopia and Congo, reported the UN meals company ( www.fao.org/information/story/en/merchandise/8836/ ). “For hundreds of thousands of individuals in creating international locations, consuming the minimal quantity of meals daily to reside an energetic and wholesome life is a distant dream”, mentioned FAO’ Assistant Director-Common Hafez Ghanem.
The globalisation had to make sure the utmost good for the utmost numbers world wide and never simply the privileged few who received richer underneath the corrupt political regime. It’s true that each profitable economic system is a market economic system, the issue lay in the best way it advanced within the corrupt regime which privatised income and socialised losses. That’s not capitalism. The present disaster confirmed that system was insufficient to deal with the altering scenario. The societies wanted to practise social accountability all through their enterprise, making certain that they didn’t make income by harming lives, livelihoods and the atmosphere.
Eight years in the past, in 2000, leaders of 189 international locations signed the Millennium Declaration agreeing to do every part of their energy to finish poverty. They pledged to do that by reaching the Millennium Growth Targets, a roadmap to finish excessive poverty by 2015. Are we even half technique to assembly the eight Millennium Growth Targets?
Nonetheless, daily, 50,000 individuals die because of excessive poverty and the hole between wealthy and poor individuals is growing. Practically half the world’s inhabitants reside in poverty, 70% are ladies.
Now we have the ability to vary this. Push your governments for peace, extra and higher support, debt cancellation, schooling for all girls and boys, healthcare, commerce justice, gender equality and public accountability.
Say No To Unfair Social System!
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Say No To Unfair World Order!!!
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