The Phenomenon of Street Children:  An Aftereffect of Globalized Poverty
Street <ul><li>A street is a paved public thoroughfare in a built environment. It is a public parcel of land adjoining bui...
<ul><li>“ STILL ALIVE” </li></ul><ul><li>-when you are on the streets you might get stabbed or rape- Aithone </li></ul>
<ul><li>HOW DOES A YOUNG BOY OR GIRL BECOME STREET CHILD? </li></ul>
STREET CHILDREN <ul><li>A  street child  is a child who lives on the streets of a city, deprived of family care and protec...
<ul><li>Two general categories have been frequently used to describe street children. </li></ul><ul><li>Children working i...
<ul><li>Different countries describe street children in different ways. However, two general categories have been frequent...
<ul><li>STREET CHILDREN:  A Consequence of Globalized Poverty! </li></ul>
Why street children cannot leave their present condition? <ul><li>Parents would be angry. </li></ul><ul><li>Who would feed...
<ul><li>What do you think the government can do to save Street Children? </li></ul>
Reality Situation of Street Children in Asia <ul><li>The working street child works from 6 to 16 hours, often in a combina...
<ul><li>Street children suffer psychologically from undue family pressures, abuses and neglect at home. Very often, they d...
<ul><li>  There are more boys than girls. Female children are disadvantaged because of their sex; they do more housework a...
<ul><ul><li>How the Phenomenon of the street children, in the Philippines, in Asia, and around the world, came to be? </li...
<ul><li>Irresponsible parenthood </li></ul><ul><li>One-shot-big-time attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of education </li></u...
SOCIALIZED MORALITY: <ul><li>Our lives are saved by: </li></ul><ul><li>Faith </li></ul><ul><li>Hope </li></ul><ul><li>Char...
<ul><li>Can you suggest ways on how one’s values and virtues may help uplift economy within the family? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Thrift and frugality </li></ul><ul><li>Simplicity of wants </li></ul><ul><li>Prioritizing needs </li></ul><ul><li>...
ACTIVITY <ul><li>Write an inspirational story with the title “ Sharing One’s Gift to the Needy ” </li></ul>
ASSIGNMENT: <ul><li>Make an observation about behavior and practices among men and among women in the society. </li></ul><...
 
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Poverty

  1. 1. The Phenomenon of Street Children: An Aftereffect of Globalized Poverty
  2. 2. Street <ul><li>A street is a paved public thoroughfare in a built environment. It is a public parcel of land adjoining buildings in an urban context, on which people may freely assemble, interact, and move about. A street can be as simple as a level patch of dirt, but is more often paved with a hard, durable surface such as concrete, cobblestone or brick.  </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>“ STILL ALIVE” </li></ul><ul><li>-when you are on the streets you might get stabbed or rape- Aithone </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>HOW DOES A YOUNG BOY OR GIRL BECOME STREET CHILD? </li></ul>
  5. 5. STREET CHILDREN <ul><li>A  street child  is a child who lives on the streets of a city, deprived of family care and protection. </li></ul><ul><li>Children  who have no home but the streets, and no family support.  </li></ul><ul><li>Street children are young people who spend a considerable time living and/or working on the streets of the world’s cities.  </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Two general categories have been frequently used to describe street children. </li></ul><ul><li>Children working in the streets </li></ul><ul><li>Children working on the streets who maintain regular contact with their families </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Different countries describe street children in different ways. However, two general categories have been frequently used to describe them: •children living and working in the street •children working on the streets who maintain regular contact with their families </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>STREET CHILDREN: A Consequence of Globalized Poverty! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why street children cannot leave their present condition? <ul><li>Parents would be angry. </li></ul><ul><li>Who would feed the family? </li></ul><ul><li>It is difficult to find a new job to replace the one they now have. </li></ul><ul><li>This is the only work they know. </li></ul><ul><li>They are a lot better off as street child than as an unemployed brat. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>What do you think the government can do to save Street Children? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Reality Situation of Street Children in Asia <ul><li>The working street child works from 6 to 16 hours, often in a combination of “occupations”. •Street children usually come from large families, with six to ten children per family. •Street children are generally malnourished and anemic, many of them physically stunted. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Street children suffer psychologically from undue family pressures, abuses and neglect at home. Very often, they develop low self-esteem. </li></ul><ul><li>Street children are prone to street fights and bullying from bigger youth, harassment from policemen, suspicion and arrest for petty crimes, abuse and torture from misguided authorities. </li></ul><ul><li>Street children usually come from broken families. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>  There are more boys than girls. Female children are disadvantaged because of their sex; they do more housework and are prone to sexual abuses. • Parents of street children are preoccupied with earning a living, oftentimes engaged in irregular low-paying jobs as construction workers, vendors, and scavengers. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><ul><li>How the Phenomenon of the street children, in the Philippines, in Asia, and around the world, came to be? </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Irresponsible parenthood </li></ul><ul><li>One-shot-big-time attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of education </li></ul><ul><li>Globalized poverty </li></ul>
  16. 16. SOCIALIZED MORALITY: <ul><li>Our lives are saved by: </li></ul><ul><li>Faith </li></ul><ul><li>Hope </li></ul><ul><li>Charity </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Can you suggest ways on how one’s values and virtues may help uplift economy within the family? </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Thrift and frugality </li></ul><ul><li>Simplicity of wants </li></ul><ul><li>Prioritizing needs </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of God </li></ul>
  19. 19. ACTIVITY <ul><li>Write an inspirational story with the title “ Sharing One’s Gift to the Needy ” </li></ul>
  20. 20. ASSIGNMENT: <ul><li>Make an observation about behavior and practices among men and among women in the society. </li></ul><ul><li>What is stereotyping? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the effects of stereotypes? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the unique Filipino values that must be maintatined while entering a cross-cultural society? </li></ul>

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