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Street children in Brazil

Susan Levenstein

Street children in Brazil

background, problems, and some innovative programmes

by Susan Levenstein

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Published by UNISA Centre for Latin American Studies in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brazil.
    • Subjects:
    • Street children -- Brazil.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 36-38).

      StatementSusan Levenstein.
      SeriesOccasional paper ;, no. 07, June 1994, Occasional paper (UNISA Centre for Latin American Studies) ;, no. 7.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV887.B8 L48 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 p. ;
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1226840M
      ISBN 100869818635
      LC Control Number94227564
      OCLC/WorldCa34640254

      The number of street children in developed and developing nations is rising, often in the midst of prosperity. These original contributions study and compare the living conditions and educational experiences of homeless children in the United States, Brazil and Cuba. Many street children in Latin America, who either live or work in the streets of developing countries, are impoverished. Although most are still in contact with their families, almost all street children spend a significant portion of their days working on the streets for money. As the population of street children in Latin America has grown, public opinion of street children has decreased.

      The street children of Brazil live in unimaginable poverty and squalor, stealing jewelry or selling their bodies to survive, wandering homeless and untaught, pursued by death squads who clean up the streets by washing them with blood. The street youthworkers interviewed for the in-depth study delineated in this book some inspired by the Catholic Church liberation theology movement, some Cited by: With stories of World War I hero Tommy Ricketts, hockey greats Alex and George Faulkner, working with Canadian National Railway employees on the “Newfie Bullet,” and many more, Brazil Street is a treasure for the ages. Experience the lives of these townies and corner boys in the heyday of St. John’s, the oldest city in North America, and.

      ABOUT STREET CHILD UNITED. Together we're a team of grassroots and international organisations, volunteers and supporters, corporate partners and sponsors, influencers and experts, producers and collaborators, faith groups and football clubs, media and artists, schools and clubs, working together to change the way the world sees and treats street-connected children everywhere. RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) _ Death squads hired to rid the slums of crime are killing growing numbers of street children, often with the help of police, human rights activists say. Officials who monitor child abuse say hundreds of deprived, destitute minors are murdered every year in Brazil. Police illegally arrest, torture and rape street children, the advocacy group Amnesty International.


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This book reveals why the author left a high-paid career in film promotion and television production to join a missionary organization in Brazil, where she saw young children living rough, taking drugs, and engaging in prostitution for survival/5.

It tells of the incredible work that Sarah founded in the Happy Child Mission. It is a story of immense faith, suffering and love. The children whose stories are revealed in this exceptional book will change the heart of every reader. This new fully updated edition of THE STREET CHILDREN OF BRAZIL brings the story up to date/5(8).

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At Home in the Street: Street Children of Northeast Brazil, by Tobias Hecht, is an important contribution to our understanding of the topic.

Hecht's analysis is marked by sensitivity to children for whom the streets have become home and who daily suffer from scorn, abandonment, neglect, and by: Through innovative fieldwork and ethnographic writing, Hecht lays bare the received truths about the lives of Brazilian street children.

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by de Carvalho, Sarah (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). Street children are poor or homeless children who live on the streets of a city, town, or village.

Homeless youth are often called street kids or street child; the definition of street children is contested, but many practitioners and policymakers use UNICEF's concept of boys and girls, aged under 18 years, for whom "the street" (including unoccupied dwellings and wasteland) has become home.

Street Children and Homeless Children – Definitions. In everyday speech, people may use lots of different words or terms. ‘S treet children’ and ‘homeless children’ or homeless youth might be used interchangeably, but there are some differences. Not all children who are homeless end up living in the open on the street.

Many end up sleeping in very inappropriate but out of sight. Shot in the early s, this vidoe documents the life and struggles of street children in Belo Horizonte, the sixth largest city in Brazil. Building with Books (BwB) is a non-profit organization. Their first study observed young street vendors who were children in Brazil.

The interviewers acted as customers and asked the children questions which made them use arithmetic skills. A week later, a formal test was given to these same children and the questions were similar to the ones asked in. Drug taking is common amongst street children in Brazil - particularly glue sniffing as it is cheaper than the alternatives.

Drugs help the children forget their life for a short time, but have a disastrous affect on their mental and physical health.

In the absence of day-care facilities, the children, even toddlers, are left on their own. This exposes them to a high risk of starting an early “career” on the street. Brazil: Tragedy Of Street Children. Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey, Lisbon, russia /// [accessed 8 April ]. In other cases street children have been ignored or treated as a public nuisance.

In some countries "death squads" willfully torture and murder street children--their response to the growing street-crime statistics. During the past decade more than 5, Brazilian street. Gender dimensions of child labor and street children in Brazil Contributor Names Gustafsson-Wright, Emily.

Created / Published Washington, D.C.: World Bank, Gender Sector Unit, Latin America and the Caribbean Region, []. Based on innovative fieldwork among street children and activist organizations in Brazil's Northeast, this book changes the terms of the debate, asking not why there are so many homeless children in Brazil, but why - given the oppressive alternative of home life in cramped favela shacks - there are in fact so few.

History. The first Street Child World Cup was held in Durban, South Africa, in March The event brought together teams of street children and former street children from Brazil, South Africa, Nicaragua, Ukraine, India, the Philippines and Tanzania.

The participants were between 14 and 16 years old at the time of the event and all had experience of living full-time on the streets without. Children, Youth and Environments Vol. 14 No. 2 () ISSN: At Home in the Street: Street Children of Northeast Brazil Tobias, Hecht ().

Cambridge: Cambrige University Press; pages. $ ISBN Tobias Hecht has made a significant contribution in his book, At Home in the Street: Street Children of Northeast Brazil; as.

xi, pages: 24 cm Based on innovative fieldwork among street children and activist organizations in Brazil's Northeast, this book changes the terms of the debate, asking not why there are so many homeless children in Brazil, but why - given the oppressive alternative of home life in cramped favela shacks - there are in fact so : S is for “Street Children of Brazil” – a book by Sarah de Carvalho.

First of all, I should tell you I get my Braille books from a library and have to send them back once I finish reading. It’s awhile since I’ve read this one, but I wrote some quotes down at the time.

Street children in Brazil By Spiros Tzelepis, Greece. Each homeless child is a wound that spots the image of the society. The cover of the book. Recently, during my classic stroll to bookshops (frequent readers will conclude in that since I have talked about it many times) I found a book by Yara Dulce Bandeira de Ataide referring to street children in Brazil.

Nevertheless, poverty cannot stand alone as the only reason behind the phenomenon of street children, as a comparative research conducted on street children and working children in Brazil shows that the per capital household income of families of street children is higher than that of working children’s families (Rizzini et al., ).street children and gangs.

This publication is based on more than ten years of practical experience of the first author in dealing with street children in cities of Eastern and Southern Africa, during which she has pioneered a holistic rehabilitation approach for street children and gangs which has.