I protest #InternationalChildrensDay

I want the world to live in peace. I want an end to the wasteful loss of life. How many times might we have killed the one person who could end cancer had they been allowed to live? It looks like the World isn’t ready to grant my wish so I’m ready to start small as per this great post by Sue Vincent.

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

I protest.

I protest against the poverty and hunger in which so many children are forced to live by failing societies where greed is an economic norm. In the UK, alone, one in four children officially live in poverty… yet it is relative poverty. In many countries, poverty is the norm and means utter deprivation of even the most basic necessities. Every ten seconds, a child dies from hunger and its consequences. Almost nine hundred children die every day because they have no access to clean water.

I protest against the denial of medical care to any child. Every year, over 13 million children less than 5 years die from illnesses which could have been avoided or treated.

I protest against eager minds denied education in a world where so many have access to so much. Over a hundred million children, the adults of our own future, are growing…

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About davidprosser

Retired Local Government Officer who started to write at age 60 and hasn't looked back. Writes a humorous diary on the life of a member of the gentry.......and the village he lives in with his sadistic early morning alarm cat Oscar and his wife the formidable Lady J.
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One Response to I protest #InternationalChildrensDay

  1. Sue Vincent says:

    Thank you for sharing, David. Step by step, we can create change… every one of us.

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