By 2018 the number of people fleeing war and persecution had exceeded 70 million.
1/10 children across the world live in areas of conflict.
41 million people globally are displaced from their homes.
According to the Edelmann Trust Barometer, many nations that do not fully trust their governments are actually developed countries. Lack of trust in institutions is therefore a widespread global issue.
Violent crime affects both developed and developing countries. In the UK alone, there were 43,519 reported knife crimes for the year 18/19 and 434 mass shooting across America in 2019.
Between January and October 2018 there were 397 murders of human rights activists, journalists and trade unionists across 41 countries.
It is estimated that 5 million people globally have unmet justice needs. (World Justice Project)
It has previously been recorded by Freedom House that 23% of the world’s population live in oppressive regimes and face consequences if they attempt to exercise their basic freedoms and rights.