Education for everyone (around the world)?
187 million children do not have access to nursery education
101 million children do not have access to primary education
Most of them are girls.
Equal opportunites for girls (around the world)?
The risk of malnutrition before a child is five years old is three times higher in girls than in boys.
One in three girls do not finish primary school in the poorest countries.
This is because girls spend eight times as much time on domestic chores.
25,000 girls are married every day and cannot go to school because of it.
Pregnancy is the main cause of death in girls aged between 15 and 19.
Source: Plan België
The state of education (in Peru)?
Illiteracy in Peru in 2009:
Cities – men: 2.4% Cities – women: 7.9%
Countryside – men: 10.9% Countryside – women: 34.8%
Source: Instituto National de estadística informática, Peru
The level of Peruvian pupils: Peru ranks 63rd in a list of 65 countries.
Health situation (in Peru)?
Children younger than five that are underweight: Peru: 5% Apurimac region: 7.7%
Dwarfism in toddlers (caused by bad nutrition): Peru: 36 % Apurimac region: 56%
Source: WHO Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition
Number of doctors per capita:
Peru: 9 doctors for every 10,000 inhabitants
Apurimac region: 3 doctors for every 10,000 inhabitants
Belgium: 30 doctors for every 10,000 inhabitants
Source: World Factbook CIA