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Fatherless children


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Video about an injustice that has affected many lives. From this I'm hoping to

Fatherless children

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  2. 2. What’s the Purpose?<br />It’s a serious injustice problem<br />It isn’t fair for children to have serious depression stages for their fathers actions and decisions.<br />Children are seriously affected from this and it’s time for a change!<br />
  3. 3. Serious Affections<br />Boys and girls are exposed to gangs.<br />Due to feeling lonely, some commit suicide at very young ages.<br />Mood swings (depression, phobias, sadness, etc)<br />Poor grades and some drop out of school.<br />Serious alcohol and drug usage.<br />
  4. 4. Statics On Affection<br />According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 24 million children in America -- one out of three -- live in biological father-absent homes.<br />Being raised by a single mother raises the risk of teen pregnancy, marrying with less than a high school degree, and forming a marriage where both partners have less than a high school degree.<br />Even after controlling for community context, there is significantly more drug use among children who do not live with their mother and father.<br />Sources from: National Fatherhood Initiative:<br />
  5. 5. Personal Story<br />Neverknewwhatitfeltliketohave a father in my life, butitwasn’tanybodyfaultsbuthis. I willneverknowhowitfeelstocallsomebody a father. However, my motheris my everything! Watchingherraisefivechildrenonherownwasn’teasy at all. Sheshowedstrength and couragewhenshewaswithusbutbehindcloseddoors, shewasdepressed and justhad a lotonhermind. Thisaffectedus, becausewehadtowatchhergothroughhell and back justforustobehappy. <br />
  6. 6. WhatShouldWe Do?<br />As parents, weshouldbewiseraboutthedecisions and actionswemake and thinkaboutwhoitaffectsbeforeactuallydoing.<br />As friends, givefatherlessfriendsstrength and advicetohowtocontinuetomoveon in life<br />As teachers and mentors, weshouldhelpfindconfidence in studentswho are reallybotheredbythesituation.<br />As siblings, weshouldhelp and supporteachotherratherthanteasingeachother.<br />
  7. 7. Changes That Can Be Made<br />Raise children to be happy, with both parents<br />Set a good example for each others children, and not only yours.<br />Take responsibility in your actions.<br />Can save children from doing drugs, alcohol, dropping out, being in jail, etc.<br />Help better the future!<br />
  8. 8. IT’S TIME TO…<br /><ul><li>Make a better future
  9. 9. Make children happy
  10. 10. Stop kids from doing damage to themselves
  11. 11. BE HAPPY!! </li>