Social Policy issues
Hunger and malnutrition mainly affect the poorest countries, causing 3.5 million preventable deaths of children under the age of five each year. 963 million people are suffering from hunger – 2 billion suffer from malnourishment.
Child & Maternal Health
Everyday, 25,000 Children die from preventable causes, with the majority of deaths taking place in the first year of life due. Women and children are the most vulnerable in poor communities around the world.
More than 15 million children have been orphaned by AIDS. In 2007, over 2 million people died of AIDS. 7,400 people are infected every day.