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One person commits suicide every 40 seconds: WHO

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The most suicide-prone countries were Guyana (44.2 per 100,000), followed by North and South Korea (38.5 and 28.9 respectively

So North Korea is not the paradise its citizens are lead to believe?

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Every suicide is a tragedy.

What is a tragedy is that people are left to suffer to the point that they see no other way out. Trying to prevent suicide itself is meaningless without addressing the underlying causes.

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Glad to see Japan is making progress in this department. 18.5 per 100,000 is not great, but numbers have been on the decline for the past several years.

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There's 7.2 billion people in the world!

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The 朝鮮半島 is not a happy place to be!

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If I lived in North Korea, I'd want to end my life.

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" The global rate was put at 11.4 per 100,000, with men almost twice as likely as women to take their own lives." " But a major challenge, it said, is that suicide victims are often from marginalised groups of the population,"

Could it be that misandry has a hand in this?

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