Sunday, October 5, 2008

Money for the rich, no money for million lives

United nation statistics suggest that an investment of Euro 13 billion can save the lives of 5,00,000 women every year, who die during child birth.

The Gaurdian has the details.

The Belgian govt paid Euro 17 billion to save Fortis - a financial securities firm. The USA will pay $700 billion to save the rich greedy brokers.

Yet, half a million mothers can be saved, year after year for much much less.

Is He sleeping or is He waiting ?

1 comment:

Anuj said...

yes that's sad but true...

similar comparisons have been drawn before stating the amount of money India and Pakistan spends on it's defense budget can be utilised on education and food...making the lives of million better !!!