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Publisher: Weaver Press Ltd
ISBN10: 1779220162 ISBN13: 9781779220165 DDC: 301 Edition: Paperback; 1977-01-01


Drawing on stories elicited from women and children living on the streets, particularly girls, this book considers why girls live their lives and work on the city streets. It discusses what happens to them when they do so, what mechanisms they adopt to cope, the support they receive, and how they adjust to other ways of life. It outlines common perceptions of street children, what may be done to improve their lot, and some existing intervention programmes.


  • Dewey Decimal: 301

Book Details

  • Physical Description: 80 pages
  • Edition Info: Paperback; 1977-01-01

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