Fast Facts :
70 percent of the 1.3 billion poor are women.
Two-thirds of illiterate adults are women and two-thirds of children not in school are girls.
60 million women are "missing" because of gender-based violence.
Every year an estimated 4 million women and girls are bought and sold worldwide.
Today, 7,000 women and girls will contract HIV.
While women weep, as they do now, I’ll fight; while children go hungry, as they do now I’ll fight; while men go to prison, in and out, in and out, as they do now, I’ll fight; while there is a drunkard left, while there is a poor lost girl upon the streets, while there remains one dark soul without the light of God, I’ll fight - I’ll fight to the very end!