WHAT IS JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
* Crime commited by children and
adolescents under statutory age is
called juvenile delinquency.
*A juvenile delinquent is one who is
a minor with major problems.
*Any person between the age 7 to
8,who violates the law is considered
DIFFERENT FORMS OF
*Sexual offences like eve teasing etc.
CAUSES OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
Almost all research workers have accepted that families of
delinquents are characterized by discords , desertions and divorce.
To those in sore need of a substitute foe family love and groupbelongingness , the peer group or the gang presents itself as a kind of
close knit unit that will solve the purpose.
The immediate environment of a child also affect the trend he will
adopt in connection with his personality.
Delinquents are typically non-bookish & non-academic individuals
who take studies like a burden . When they fail in exams and get
scolded by their family they tend to indluge themselves in
HOW TO CONTROL JUVENILE
1. Accept the delinquents as a person in his own
right & give affection & security.
2. Providing the child with a variety of experiences
like music & dance, art & craft.
3. Watch for the sign of maladjustment.
4. Attempt to build up a stable system of moral
and social values.
5. Encourage the child to talk about & admit the
existence of anti-social tendencies.