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82% of world's smokers live in developing countries

82% of the world's smokers now live in developing countries

The world's illegal drugs market is worth $150bn a year - the same as the world's pharmaceutical industry

10% of the world is at war

One B2 Bomber costs more than the UN's annual budget

24.5 million people in Africa are HIV positive

Cars kill 2 people every minute in the developed world

Get the facts - and the background - on the issues that make the news and shape our world. 50 Facts That Should Change the World has a simple aim: to make people think twice about the world in which they live. Jessica Williams provides an unashamedly popular but serious, original and angry survey of life on planet Earth - and a powerful antidote to the idea that individuals can do nothing to change it.

50 Facts That Should Change the World Jessica Williams Published by Icon Books and distributed in New Zealand by Allen & Unwin

Jessica Williams grew up in New Zealand, before moving to London in 1999. She is available for interview from the UK. If you are interested in an interview or a review copy, please contact me on 09 369 5902.

Kind regards Gillian

Gillian Hughes, Publicist

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