The main argument is that the category ‘homelessness’ obscures the most important problem which is endemic poverty. This article took a different approach than the previous. The author refers to street children as ‘homelessness’, which could be argued as many street children consider living on the streets as their ‘home’. Ennew (1994) defines street children as ‘those for whom the street more than their family has become their real home’. There is a continuous blanket of generalization and categorical thinking about these street children which reflect them as being ‘in need’ and ‘at risk’.
Homeless Youth On Our Streets The government and its citizens should make a combined effort to eradicate homelessness forever. With the government 's funding and legislation and the people 's local support and organizations, eradicating homelessness is very possible. Many teens feel the need to leave or run away from their homes, because of the abusive and unwelcoming feelings they receive. Physically or sexually abuse, substance abusive parents, mental health disorders, and parental neglect can be one of the main factors a teen runs away. The youth, who lead the future of our nation, need to be supported and nourished.
Children in these homes grow up to be accustomed to domestic violence, child abuse, neglect, and out-of-wedlock births. These families are also at an economic disadvantage since they often cannot acquire higher paying jobs, either due to underprivileged public education, or because they must support their family around the house. This creates a cycle of poverty that is often too hard to overcome, so some people result to gangs and crime, in hopes of supporting themselves and their families. Once a person has chosen a life of gangs and crime, they may have to sustain a tough appearance to other gangs and criminals that live within their communities. Since the communities are subjugated by blacks or other people of color, the results are the large percentage of black-on-black crimes.
Using violence against toddlers is seriously violating the human rights, especially the children rights. According to UNICEF, “ Governments should ensure that children are properly cared for, and protect them from violence, abuse and neglect by their parents, or anyone else who looks after them” (Article 19,unicef.org). In recent years, Vietnamese daycares are facing a lot of doubtful legal cases. Many of these daycares are caught in the act of hitting and persecuting small kids. The government, especially the child-care organizations also takes a part in this alarming issue.
Previous researchers has different definition of what is street children?, another aspect of to consider street children as Children less than 18 males or females, Who spend all or most of their time on the street, Who maintain minimal contact with their families or have no contact all, and Lack supervision, protection or guidance, which makes them vulnerable to a wide range of health and psychological hazards (Zain al-Dien, 1996). There are a lot of misunderstandings regarding the meaning of the word "street children", according to the UNICEF, (2001) children must fall under one of these two definitions in order to be called street children." they are many different kinds of street children where the commission of Human Rights (1994), point out that Street children have typically been represented as male, aged around 13 or 14, engaged in substance abuse, early sexual activity, delinquency, and either orphaned or abandoned. These stereotypes reflect public attitudes towards street children more than the reality of individual children’s
One of the miseries brought by the modern civilization is the situation of the street children. This issue has its great relevance to teenagers, we should be aware on giving significance to the street children. There are lots of street children who are extremely affected by this kind of situation, we should highlight and make this kind of proposal to help them in some way. Poverty, work force, substance abuse and general homelessness of children in Malolos are just few of many influential reason that affect their
Street children is a major problem in many countries. It is defined by the United Nations that it’s any boy or girl that’s the street has become his or her home and no one protect, supervise, direct them to do the right things. As for the causes, some children have lost their family so they have no place to go other than the street. Many street children don’t have any identity and they are uneducated, therefore they have no future. So, they affect the society and also affect themselves by being criminals and most of them turn to be substance abusers.
As we know, cases of neglected children has increased in recent years. The most common causes of neglected children is maltreatment, disadvantageous stages, family problems, etc.. In the countries where there is more prevalence of such cases, they have begun to form associations to help these children, to get them off the streets and to find them a decent home. Some of the associations are American Humane Association, ISPCAN (International Society For The Prevention Of Child Abuse And Neglect), among others. When neglected, these children are forced to work or beg for alms on the streets to survive, in addition to suffering the hazards found in these and abuses of those who seek to exploit them.
Homelessness is something that affects people of all ages, races, backgrounds and religions. The problem of homelessness is not something that only happens in the large cities, it happens everywhere. There are people with many different problems that force them to become homeless. Many homeless people never got an education because of today’s society. If you no do not live in a home you are not qualified to go to a good school.
The consequences of neglect when children are expelled or leave their homes are very different, we can find the case of children who are working the streets and make their living that way, and we also have those who are found by social services themselves or seek help to overcome themselves. First let's see what happens to these children who can not get ahead, but make their lives on the street. The consequences of living alone on the streets at an early age are based on the risks it, many children on the streets end up being exploited for labor, as sex workers, drug dealers, killers, among others, because there is no adult liable to say or teach what is right and what is wrong, they just are influenced by what is happening around them. In