Heartbreaking Facts About Life

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The world is a mixture of all kinds of realities. Some of them are too disgusting to be true, while a few facts can be heartbreaking. These are some of the most heartbreaking facts that one can think of.

One would feel sad and ashamed of the fact that these practices still exist, even in the 21st century.

So, find out more about some of the most disturbing facts about life and learn about the struggle that people are still facing in this world.

We're sure these heartbreaking facts about life will not only leave you shocked and disturbed, but will make you think where the actual world is heading to!

Check out these interesting, yet disturbing, facts about our lives.

Around 18 Countries Produce Gold With Child Labour

There have been various laws that defined elimination of child labour. But, sadly this is something that has still not ended! There are still 18 countries in this world that make use of little kids to work at gold mines.

1.2 Million Children Trafficked Each Year!

This is a serious issue for which the entire world is turning a blind eye. Most of the kids who have been trafficked are exploited in sex rackets or other forms of slavery.

A Human Starves To Death Every 3.6 Seconds!

Did you know that at some part of the world, there is a human being who starves to death in every 3.6 seconds! The worst part is that about 75 percent of these human beings are children who are under the age of five.

Human-Trafficking Across Borders

According to the U.S. State Department, about 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year! In this, about 80% are female and half are children.

Human Trafficking Check

Did you know that human trafficking is the third largest international crime industries in the world? Well, the first two are illegal drugs and arms trafficking. Human trafficking reportedly generates a profit of about $32 billion every year. Shocking, isn't it?

Kids Raped Every Night

This has to be the worst fact ever. Did you know that an enslaved child may be raped between five and ten times per night? Well, it is a fact that is not only heartbreaking but soul-wrenching!!

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Story first published: Friday, September 16, 2016, 10:28 [IST]
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