By understanding what is the most common reasons that individuals’ choice to leave “home” can be a great help for the Department of Family Services (DFS) and the police when they are involved with runaways and at risked youth. 4.2. Make the case that it is a question amenable to scientific inquiry, i.e., would it be eventually falsifiable By understanding the motive that had influenced the socioeconomic background, family structure, and perception of social support we would be able to understand why individuals who are adolescent in Las Vegas to run away from “home”, but furthermore we can understand what impact will be able to drive anyone into leaving there “home”. 4.3. Provide in your own words the elements that made you adopt your questions (and logics): intuitions, knowledge that you have about the world, hunches… The elements that made me adopt my question and logic based on knowledge that I have about the world is that people run away for an underlining reason.
As a result, the issue continues to grow and affect more and more youth have to experience homelessness. By bringing awareness and hopefully an end to youth homelessness, society will not only help get these youth off the streets, but also reduce the risk factors that are often associated with homelessness. Throughout the years, various studies and articles have been done that further explore youth homelessness, the effects it can have, and ways to combat it. For instance, a study published in 2009 discusses the importance of understanding the different aspects of this population in order to effectively help end youth homelessness. The study notes that are two typical forms of youth homelessness: children living in homeless families and unaccompanied youth.
A great alternative, would be to force them to be in shelters in order to break their homelessness cycle. Criminalization of homelessness will protect the homeless from the severity of the weather, the substance abuse, and worsening health conditions. The social support and help start from addressing the problems in shelters and
Individuals who have experienced homelessness before and sometimes many times are referred to as the “marginally or episodically homeless”. As a result they require a range of more intensive services and support for both adults and children. They may alternate between the shelters or streets and friends, family or independent living, often perceived as having mental health or substance-abuse issues and relying on other homeless people rather than family members. While they may accept concrete assistance, they may not be able to find housing and require a long-term commitment of time and resources to assist them in reestablishing themselves as participating members of the community. By adapting social roles that do not demand high levels of personal functioning, they have adjusted to periodic homelessness.
.3 Challenges Experienced by Street Children Street children like any other children, need certain resources to meet their physical and emotional needs, needs be protected , to be taught how to live in society, to be educated and to have vocational training as stated in the UNCRC (1989:24). However, street children are often victims of every conceivable physical and moral danger and as they grow older, they often become a danger to others. After such insecure childhoods, most street children are condemned to spend their lives excluded from mainstream society (Schmidt 2003:27). Street children face untold hardships and dangers on the streets and their living conditions on the roads and public squares of cities all over the world in the eyes
To understand the dilema, one must look to the source of the issue. Homelessness and mental illness affect all facets of the human population. Young adults trying to transfer from childhood to adulthood, people who have had lifelong issues with mental illness and have been cast away from society and even vets who have returned from service only to be suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are but a few problems that proliferate the homeless
According to Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye (2014) “teenagers most likely would listen to their peers as they understand each other well and all you need is a bad influence from the negative peers that would spread to the group and lead to committing crime such as robbery, drugs, rape, violence, firearms and even murder case ”. So that, the peer are also one of the problem that influence the social problem continue increasing. The solution to solve the social problems among teenagers are the parents’ guide. Parents should be the best role models and know how to identify the teenager’s problem such as parents should be the best icon and do not do something that can make the teenagers lost their respect. The guided and a good sample of parents is important to ensure the teenagers choose the right way and
First of all, the majority of authors felt concerned, hopeful and sympathy towards homelessness people and some of them think that homeless people are a victim of circumstances which includes the gambling, impact of their family, joblessness, poverty and also disabilities. Even homelessness may be a bad thing for the majority of people around the world, but it probably has some positive side of thinking. Even so, I have realized that there is seem to be one main element in order to save the homeless person. The government should help homeless people get back on their feet. They also need to make sure that homeless people don’t abuse systems such as housing and security.
Day in, day out, we talk about issues affecting our children such as abuse, diseases, child pornography and domestic violence. The eradication of streetism will help in reducing the cases of domestic violence, child abuse, child pornography and the other issues we pay more attention. This is the reason why we decided to analyse the subject of streetism. Streetism can be defined as people especially children living homeless and doing menial jobs to gain income for a living (Barret, 2004). Christian Yaw Adinkra, a journalist also explains streetism as a result of increased urbanisation and the difficult socio-economic circumstances rural families are experiencing (Adinkra, 2011).
From people fighting for girls' education all the way to helping find homes for abandoned dogs. Teen activists overcome obstacles and challenges. A teen activist is someone who wants people to believe the same thing as them and try to change the world. It takes courage and determination to not give up on what you are fighting for to be a teen activist. Also, it’s hard for these activists because groups are trying to stop them; they don’t have enough help; and they could get physically or mentally hurt.