Odds-n-Ends :: Staggering Statistics
(source: World Health Organization)
AIDS is the leading cause of death globally among females 15-44.
800 women die each day in childbirth/complications from pregnancy; 99% live in developing countries.
458,000 breast cancer deaths per year globally.
58% of deaths from breast cancer occur in developing countries.
19-55% range, by country, of women who reported being injured as a result of domestic violence.
1.4 billion people live in extreme poverty worldwide; 70% are women.