Incest

Day #21 Sexual intercourse or other sexual activity between persons so closely related that marriage between them is legally or culturally prohibited. 90-95% of all sexual abuse cases go unreported to the police. 94% of child rape victims under the age of 12 were...

Shoes

Action Day # 20 Many children in developing countries grow up barefoot. Whether at play, doing chores or going to school, these children are at risk. A leading cause of disease in developing countries is soil-transmitted diseases, which can penetrate the skin through...

Malaria

Day # 19 Malaria is a disease of the blood that is caused by a parasite transmitted from person to person by certain types of mosquitoes. Malaria causes almost 250 million illnesses and more than one million deaths annually. Malaria is particularly devastating in...

Missing Women

Day # 18 Missing means unable to be found. Women are mission mostly because of sex selective abortions prominent throughout arts of Asia, food deprivation, negligence, and trafficking and preferential medical treatment given to boys instead of...

Rape

Day #17 Globally, 1 out of 3 women has experienced rape or sexual assault. Every 2 minutes, someone is sexually assaulted in America. A woman is raped on average every 17 seconds in South Africa. Approximately 73% of rape victims know their assailants. 40-60% of...

Female Laborers/ Gender Injustice

Day # 16 Two-Thirds of the world’s approximately one billion illiterate adults are women. 80% of refugees and trafficking victims are women. 100 million girls are expected to enter forced marriage in the next decade. 70% of the world’s poorest people are...