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1 Shouting for Humanity PowerPoint 1 Shouting for Humanity What do you see in these pictures?

2 Shouting for Humanity Slide 1 An infant with severe malnourishment?

3 Shouting for Humanity Slide 2 A beggar on the street? A swarm of children begging for spare food?

4 A homeless person sleeping on the street? Shouting for Humanity Slide 3

5 Shouting for Humanity Slide 4 A desperate, impoverished family? A slum area?

6 Shouting for Humanity Slide 5 A street child not knowing about tomorrow?

7 Shouting for Humanity Slide 6 A prostitute? An orphan looking after his siblings?

8 Shouting for Humanity Slide 7 A child laborer? A school absentee?

9 Shouting for Humanity Slide 8 Women and children scavenging in a mountain of rubbish?

10 Shouting for Humanity Slide 9 A horde of children and women waiting for food, water, medicine, shelter and resource distribution?

11 Shouting for Humanity Questions for discussion 1.How are these people different from the baby you expected in Activity 1? 2.What human rights are these people deprived of? 3.Do we have these problems in Hong Kong?

12 The situation in HK About one fifth of the Hong Kong population lives below the poverty line. (Less than $2500 per person per month). Shouting for Humanity

13 Top 10 GDP BUT highest 20 for poverty gap –Difference between rich and poor –Comparable to Niger,Papua New Guinea. The situation in HK Shouting for Humanity

14 Niger Papua New Guinea Hong Kong Shouting for Humanity

15 The Elderly Poor Poverty rate: 32% Over 100,000 elderly workforce Over 10 hours a day collecting cardboard boxes –Longer than a school day! Shouting for Humanity

16 All this for… $5 per day –What can that buy? Elderly suicide rate: in every 100,000 Shouting for Humanity


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