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Why Orphan Statistics Matter…And the One that Matters Most of All

Yes, it’s the day you’ve been waiting for: World Statistics Day. It may not be a Federal Holiday…or even a cause for an office party…but statistics do matter. Accurate statistics help us to better understand our world, communicate wisely about the needs around us, and address complex situations effectively. Mistaken or misused statistics can do […]


Important New CAFO White Paper: On Understanding Orphan Statistics

There are plenty of reasons to use statistics sparingly when communicating about orphans (see this 2009 post on the topic).  Even so, those who care about orphans still would do well to know the latest global orphan numbers and what they means. Unfortunately, orphan statistics are often misquoted and misunderstood.  This has created a wide […]