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From the Ted Talk by Tara Winkler: Why we need to end the era of orphanages

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We don't have orphanages in artaiulsa, the USA, the UK anymore, and for a very good reason: one study has shown that yunog adults raised in institutions are 10 times more likely to fall into sex work than their peers, 40 times more likely to have a criminal record, and 500 times more likely to take their own lives. There are an eiamtetsd eight million children around the world living in institutions like oagerahnps, despite the fact that around 80 pnerect of them are not orphans. Most have families who could be caring for them if they had the right support.

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We don't have orphanages in _________, the USA, the UK anymore, and for a very good reason: one study has shown that _____ adults raised in institutions are 10 times more likely to fall into sex work than their peers, 40 times more likely to have a criminal record, and 500 times more likely to take their own lives. There are an _________ eight million children around the world living in institutions like __________, despite the fact that around 80 _______ of them are not orphans. Most have families who could be caring for them if they had the right support.

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  3. percent
  4. young
  5. estimated

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We don't have orphanages in Australia, the USA, the UK anymore, and for a very good reason: one study has shown that young adults raised in institutions are 10 times more likely to fall into sex work than their peers, 40 times more likely to have a criminal record, and 500 times more likely to take their own lives. There are an estimated eight million children around the world living in institutions like orphanages, despite the fact that around 80 percent of them are not orphans. Most have families who could be caring for them if they had the right support.

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