North and Latin America
100 million children live on the streets, 33 million of them are homeless and without their parents. About seven million of these children live in Brazil alone and 500,000 children in Peru.
Children in Europe normally no longer suffer from hunger. However, almost 19 percent of children and young people still live very close to the poverty line.
A mixture of lack of education, poverty and disregard for human dignity is still widespread to varying degrees and depending on the regime in parts of the Arab world. 70 out of 240 million people in this region are illiterate.
One billion children worldwide are hungry. 300,000 children world-wide are forced to carry weapons. 215 million children world-wide are forced into labor.