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Environment

-In July this year(2011), the Indian government introduced a nationwide carbon tax of 50 rupees per metric tonne of coal both produced and imported into India. Officials expect to raise 25 billion rupees for the financial year 2010-2011 from the … Continue reading

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Technology

-According to a report in 2010 by the Kaiser Family foundation, US children aged 8 to 18 are now spending more than 53 hours a week using entertainment media. Ten years ago, that figure was 43 hours/week. Children spend an … Continue reading

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The Disabled

-Centres of Training and Integration (CTI) set up by private companies help to train and find employment for the disabled. This is supported by the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS). -A child who is unable to attend … Continue reading

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Alcohol

-Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an international mutual aid movement declaring its “primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety.”

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Eating Disorders

– 8 million Americans have an eating disorder, but only 1 in 10 people with eating disorders receive treatment. -An estimated 10 – 15% of people with anorexia or bulimia are males -Anorexia is the 3rd most common chronic illness … Continue reading

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Bullying

-It is estimated that between 15 and 25 children commit suicide every year in the UK alone, because they are being bullied.

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Poverty

-Like other poor African countries the Central African Republic is actually self-sufficient in food but still a lot of people suffer from malnutrition and famine. This is because farm owners rather sell their crops to foreign countries with money than … Continue reading

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