Friday, April 17, 2015

Are Street Children Trash?

Many consider street children to be trash. Local businessmen in Brazil call them “vermin” and “garbage.” They say, “If we let them grow up they will become criminals—a blight on our society.” From time to time, some of these businessmen have even hired assassins to kill them.

Street kids. Thousands of them. A staggering 100 million extremely underprivileged and street children struggle to survive in the world’s largest urban centers. In Manila alone there are an estimated 100,000 children on the streets, one million throughout the Philippines. Read more ...

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