Facts About Peace


90 percent of modern war casualties are civilians -- primarily women and children.

Save the Children



Armed conflict has declined by more than 40 percent since 1992.

Washington Post



Conflicts have produced 31 million refugees and other displaced persons, most of them women and children.

Rotary International



War has killed 2 million children in the last twenty years.

Peace Pledge Union



In the last 5600 years there have been only 292 years of peace.

Peace Pledge Union



By the age of 16, the average American child has witnessed 18,000 murders on television.

New Internationalist



On average, more Americans die each year from lightning strikes than die as a result of a terrorist attack.

Harper's Magazine



Income tax was invented by the British to finance the 100 Years War with France.




The first bomb that the Allies dropped on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant at the Berlin Zoo.




There are 92 known cases of nuclear bombs lost at sea.

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