A study of female street children using qualitative methodology revealed a family background of poverty, neglect, and violence as key factors in girls taking to the streets.
Lack of any form of services, either social or medical, which could provide a safety net around dysfunctioning families was striking.
The role of Maternal and Child Health Services in addressing the problem of street children is discussed.
Mots-clés Pascal : Enfant, Femelle, Rue, Brésil, Facteur risque, Homme, Amérique du Sud, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Child, Female, Street, Brazil, Risk factor, Human, South America, America
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0203219
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 09/06/1995.