PROBLEMS OF CHILDREN IN THE UNITED STATES
    * Teen pregnancy 2, 795 daily
    * Teen abortions 1, 106 daily
    * Miscarriages 372 daily
    * Live births 1, 295 daily
    * Sexually active 7, 742 more daily
    * Drunk driving arrests 437 daily
    * Drug abuse arrests 211 daily
    * Drug abusing pregnant women 11%
    * Babies exposed to drug 375, 000 annually
    * Child abuse reports, 1988 43, 565
    * Children in custody, 1983 80, 091
    * Female children in custody, 1983 19.11%
    * Female children in custody, 1987 21%
    * Source: Children's Defense Fund, (1989)

PROBLEMS OF CHILDREN IN INDIA
    * Infant mortality rate 98 deaths/1, 000
    * Low body weight 85% of children
    * Blindness (Vitamin A deficiency) 30,000 annually
    * Illiteracy (children below 14 years) 62%
    * Non-attendance of school 50%
    * Child labor (children below 14 years) 6.2%
    * Increase in male juvenile crime (1972-82) 47.7%
    * Increase in female juvenile crime (1972-82) 30.4%
    * Destitute, orphan children 5.56%
    * Street children (Bombay) 100,000
    * Source: National Institute of Child Development, India, (1992)