CorrectCorrectThe Millennium The MillenniumDevelopment Goals Development Goals(MDGs) were adopted (MDGs) were adoptedby world leaders by world leadersat the UN Millennium at the UN MillenniumSummit held in Summit held inNew York in the New York in theyear 2000. year 2000.
How many countries made the promise How many countries made the promiseto commit to the Millennium Development to commit to the Millennium Development Goals? Goals? 8 27 189 215
Correct Correct There are eight There are eight Millennium Millennium Development Development Goals or MDGs. Goals or MDGs. These children are These children are campaigning to campaigning to remind politicians remind politiciansto keep their promises to keep their promises to make the world a to make the world a fairer place! fairer place!
What is the target date for accomplishingWhat is the target date for accomplishing the MDGs? the MDGs? 2010 2015 2050 2100
Correct Correct1990 is the “baseline”1990 is the “baseline” year used for year used formeasuring progress measuring progress on the MDGs on the MDGs
The measure that allows evaluation ofThe measure that allows evaluation of progress towards the Millennium progress towards the MillenniumDevelopment Goals are referred to as:Development Goals are referred to as: markers goals targets standards
Correct Correct Targets allow Targets allowevaluation of progressevaluation of progress towards the MDGs towards the MDGs
Which geographic region needs the mostWhich geographic region needs the most improvement to reach its goals? improvement to reach its goals?Southest Asia South America Middle East Sub-Saharan Africa
Correct CorrectSub-Saharan AfricaSub-Saharan Africa needs the most needs the most improvement to improvement to reach its goals reach its goals
Millennium Development Goal 1 Millennium Development Goal 1 How many people in the world today live How many people in the world today live on less than one US dollar $1 a day? on less than one US dollar $1 a day?About ten thousand Over one million 10,000 1,000,000 Over one billion About one hundred thousand 1,000,000,000 100,000
Correct CorrectAround one billion Around one billionpeople in our world live people in our world liveon less than one US on less than one USdollar a day. dollar a day.That’s about 1/6 That’s about 1/6of the world’s population! of the world’s population!CAFOD is working with CAFOD is working withpeople around the world people around the worldto make sure everyone to make sure everyonehas a fair share. has a fair share.
Millennium Development Goal 2 Millennium Development Goal 2 In our world today how many children In our world today how many children do not have a chance to go to school? do not have a chance to go to school?Over 100,000,000 About 10,000 (one hundred million) (ten thousand)Less than 100,000 About 1,000,000 (one hundred thousand) (one million)
CorrectCorrectOver 100 million children in our world do not have access to education. Over 100 million children in our world do not have access to education.There are many different reasons that stop some children from going There are many different reasons that stop some children from goingto school. Sometimes there aren’t enough teachers or schools or the to school. Sometimes there aren’t enough teachers or schools or thechildren live a long way from the nearest school. Sometimes children live a long way from the nearest school. Sometimesit is because families cannot afford the uniforms and it is because families cannot afford the uniforms andbooks or the children have to work or stay home to look books or the children have to work or stay home to lookafter sick parents. after sick parents.
Millennium Development Goal 3 Millennium Development Goal 3 Which of the following statements is true Which of the following statements is true in many developing countries? in many developing countries?Women are paid Females are less likely less than men to go to school Women are less All of themlikely to own land
Correct CorrectIn Developing countries, women are In Developing countries, women arepaid less than men, are less likely to paid less than men, are less likely togo to school or own land go to school or own land
Millennium Development Goal 3 Millennium Development Goal 3In our world today about 860 million In our world today about 860 million (860,000,000) adults cannot read. (860,000,000) adults cannot read. What fraction of them are women? What fraction of them are women? ½ ¼ ⅔ ⅛
CorrectCorrect2/3 of illiterate adults are women.2/3 of illiterate adults are women.That’s over 573,000,000 womenThat’s over 573,000,000 womenwho have never had thewho have never had thechance to learn to read.chance to learn to read.
Millennium Development Goal 4How many children die each year before the age of five? 27 thousand Nearly 10 million 27 million 35 million
Correct Correct Nearly 10 million Nearly 10 millionchildren die each year children die each year before the age of five. before the age of five. The leading causes The leading causes(pneumonia, diarrhoea, (pneumonia, diarrhoea, malaria and measles) malaria and measles) are all preventable. are all preventable.
Millennium Development Goal 4 How many children under 5 die in Sub-Saharan Africa?20 per 1000 52 per 1000100 per 1000 166 per 1000
Correct Correct 166 per 1000 in 166 per 1000 inSub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa.In Africa, babies die In Africa, babies die 20 times more 20 times morefrequently than they frequently than they do in Australia. do in Australia.
Millennium Development Goal 5 ______________ is very important to pregnant mothers Nutrition Medical care at birthMedical advice and All of thempregnancy planning
Correct.Correct.All of them. 500,000 children die in childbirthAll of them. 500,000 children die in childbirtheach year. In order to prevent this it iseach year. In order to prevent this it isnecessary for women to have adequatenecessary for women to have adequatenutrition, medicine and medical care.nutrition, medicine and medical care.
Millennium Development Goal 6 What are the three key diseases to fight under MDG #6?Polio, Heart Disease Malaria, Tuberculosis & HIV/AIDS & HIV/AIDSTuberculosis, Cancer Malaria, Diabetes & HIV/AIDS & Cholera
CorrectCorrectMalaria is spread by Malaria is spread bymosquito bites and mosquito bites andclaims over a million claims over a millionlives each year. lives each year.Anti malaria drugs Anti malaria drugscan be expensive but can be expensive buta mosquito net a mosquito nettreated with insecticide treated with insecticidecan help to reduce can help to reducethe number of people the number of peopleinfected in infected inmalaria-affected areas. malaria-affected areas.
Millennium Development Goal 6Which of the following is the most successful method of reducing HIV transmission? Vaccination Education Medication Free contraception
CorrectCorrectEducation is the most Education is the mostsuccessful method of successful method ofreducing HIV reducing HIVtransmission transmission
Millennium Development Goal 7 Water is essential for life and health. But how many people in the worldcan’t get hold of clean, safe drinking water?About 10 thousand Over one million (10,000) (1,000,000) Over 1.1 billion Doesn’t everyone have (1,100,000,000) a tap in their house?
Correct CorrectOver 1.1 billion people in our world don’t have access to Over 1.1 billion people in our world don’t have access tosafe water. In the developing world 10 people die safe water. In the developing world 10 people dieevery minute from disease caused by unsafe every minute from disease caused by unsafewater. CAFOD is working to change this. water. CAFOD is working to change this.
Millennium Development Goal 7The removal of waste products from the physical environment is referred to as: sanitation irrigation water supply watercourses
Correct CorrectThe removal of waste products from the physical The removal of waste products from the physicalenvironment is referred to as sanitation. As a environment is referred to as sanitation. As aresult of lack of sanitation and clean water, there result of lack of sanitation and clean water, there is a greater risk of diseases such as diarrhoea, is a greater risk of diseases such as diarrhoea,cholera, worm infestations and hepatitis. cholera, worm infestations and hepatitis.
Millennium Development Goal 7How many soccer fields would you need to represent the number of trees cut down every day around the world? 100 50 600,800 22,300
Correct Correct22,300. Trees are one example of a natural 22,300. Trees are one example of a naturalresource that helps people live. Trees are resource that helps people live. Trees arean important part of the environment and an important part of the environment andwork together with ecosystems to keep work together with ecosystems to keepclean water in the area, keep pastures clean water in the area, keep pasturesfertile and provide people with energy fertile and provide people with energy
Millennium Development Goal 8 What is the best way to solve these problems by 2015? Raising more money By working together in poor countries By leaving each countryBy giving rich countries alone to handle their more responsibility own problems
CorrectCorrectBy working together. By working together.For many countries For many countriesit is difficult to solve it is difficult to solvethese problems on their these problems on theirown. Everybody needs own. Everybody needsto work together to build to work together to builda “global partnership” to a “global partnership” toachieve all the MDGs. achieve all the MDGs.