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Poverty, AIDS, And Street Children in East Africa (Studies in African Health and Medicine, 10)

by Joe Lugalla

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child welfare,
  • Children,
  • Poverty,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • ASIA,
  • East Africa,
  • Africa, East,
  • AIDS (Disease) in children,
  • Street children

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsColleta G. Kibassa (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8078230M
    ISBN 100773471065
    ISBN 109780773471061

    CHILDREN - Economic displacement and the spread of HIV/AIDS continued to affect the problem of homeless street children. In the East African Standard reported an estimated thousand children living on the streets in urban areas (primarily Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, and Nakuru); this figure was a conservative estimate.   My colleague Jim Kim has launched a social media campaign on what it will take to end global poverty (please send your solutions via twitter to #ittakes.)I was reminded of a blog post I did about four years ago entitled “Ending poverty in Africa and elsewhere”. My answer then and now is: Overcome government failure. By “government failure,” I don’t mean that governments are evil or.

    Poverty in Africa is the lack of provision to satisfy the basic human needs of certain people in n nations typically fall toward the bottom of any list measuring small size economic activity, such as income per capita or GDP per capita, despite a wealth of natural resources. In , 22 of 24 nations identified as having "Low Human Development" on the United Nations' (UN) Human. The WHO Street Children Project aims at improving the health, welfare and quality of life of street children. The focus of the project is on developing the capacity of local organizations to prevent, assess and manage psychoactive substance use problems among street children. Through extensive research and training activities and as a.

    Street children sniffing glue in Kibera, Kenya. Photo: James Njoroge, executive director, Dagoretti4kids. Children of global poverty. Nairobi's street kid problem is among the worst in East and Central Africa. By Masha Hamilton. KIBERA, Kenya.   17 books that will change your perspective about poverty this year. Janu Posted by Guest Blogger. from war-torn Afghanistan to the vast plains of East Africa and the ruins of Southern Sudan. Partly an adventure story, partly a lesson in development economics, partly an examination of excellence in management, the book describes.


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Poverty, AIDS, And Street Children in East Africa (Studies in African Health and Medicine, 10) by Joe Lugalla Download PDF EPUB FB2

Poverty, AIDS, And Street Children in East Africa (Studies in African Health and Medicine, 10) [Lugalla, Joe, Kibassa, Colleta G.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying Poverty. Poverty, AIDS, And Street Children in East Africa (Studies in African Health and Medicine, 10)Cited by: Table of contents: Introduction: Poverty, AIDS and Street Children in East Africa (Joe L.

Lugalla & Colleta G. Kibassa The Experience of Kenya 1. Children in Debt: The Experience of Street Children in Nairobi (Octavian N. Gakuru, Priscilla W. Kariuki and Kennedy M. Bikuri) by: Street children — Africa, East. AIDS (Disease) in children — Africa, East. Poverty — Africa, East.

Kenya — Social conditions — Tanzania — Social conditions —. Introduction: Poverty, AIDS and Street Children in East Africa (Joe L. Lugalla & Colleta G. Kibassa The Experience of Kenya 1. Children in Debt: The Experience of Street Children in Nairobi (Octavian N.

Gakuru, Priscilla W. Kariuki and Kennedy M. Bikuri) : Get this from a library. Poverty, AIDS, and street children in East Africa.

[Joe Lugalla; Colleta G Kibassa]. The book focuses on street children's lives and health status in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, the strengths and weaknesses of existing public policies, and makes recommendations for remedies. "Poverty, Aids, and street children in East Africa" by Joe Lugalla Skip to main content MENU Toggle navigation menuCited by: Poverty, AIDS, and street children in East Africa Joe Lugalla, The Aga Khan University Colleta Kibassa, UNICEF This work was published before the author joined Aga Khan by: Topics: Street children, poverty in East Africa, public policies, Immune System Diseases, Politics and Social Change, Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration Publisher: [email protected] Year: Author: Joe Lugalla and Colleta Kibassa.

“Children in Debt: The Case of Street Children in Nairobi”. In Lugalla and Kibassa, eds. Poverty, AIDS, and Street Children in East Africa. Mullen Press, New York, (with P.W. Kariuki,and K. Bikuri). In: Chapter in the book titled: Poverty, AIDS and Street Children in East Africa.

(Studies in Africa Health and by Lugalla, J and Kibassa, G. A Study on Street Children in Zimbabwe Background and Purpose of Study The eighties and nineties saw a growing global concern for the rights and welfare of children.

This culminated in the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 20 November   The article reviews the literature on street children and points out why there are street children in certain cultures and not in others.

The reasons for their existence are related to poverty, abuse, and modernizing factors. Street children are defined and distinguished from working and refugee by: In sub-Saharan Africa, 59 million children between the ages of 5 and 17 work instead of playing and going to school.

They fight poverty for their families. In Africa, every fifth child is cheated out of childhood and forced into child labor. 25 million Africans are infected with the HIV virus, including approximately million children.

Ausgewählte Publikationen: Urban life and Street Children’s Health: Children’s Accounts of Urban Hardships and Violence in Tanzania (), Münster: Lit Verlag (gemeinsammit Colleta Kibasa).

Poverty, AIDS and Street Children in East Africa (), Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press (gemeinsam mit Colleta Kibasa).Author: Joe L.

Lugalla, Huruma L. Sigalla. Street children in Kampala, Uganda, East Africa, Africa PIRA, BENIN - Unidentified Beninese children in the street. Benin kids suffer of poverty due to the bad economy.

One in three Africans is destitute, says a new study on poverty in 39 African nations led by development economists at Oxford University in Britain. Growing pains How poverty and AIDS are challenging childhood Too often young children affected by AIDS and poverty become invisible to the community and the authorities.

year-old Siphesile stands in the twilight of the Drakensberg mountains, KwaZulu-Natal. [B] colour image see page In South Africa most street children are aged between yrs and state they end up on the streets because of family poverty, overcrowding, abuse, neglect, family disintegration and HIV/AIDS.

Street children in Africa, like all children on the continent, are technically protected by the provisions of the African Charter on the Rights and. people now live with HIV/AIDS of which million (%) are from sub-Saharan Africa.

Approximately 5 million new infections occurred in and million (%) of these were also from sub-Saharan Africa. The estimated number of children orphaned by AIDS living in the region is 11 million.

Household-Level Impacts. HIV/AIDS infects and kills young and middle-aged adults preferentially, the age group that comprises household heads, mothers and fathers of young children and adolescents, caregivers for the old and sick, transmitters of agricultural and livelihood knowledge and skills, and custodians of social safety nets (Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa, ).

THE major risks to children in Namibia stem from poverty, HIV-AIDS and sexual abuse while poverty, conflict and HIV-AIDS are cited as the biggest threats to the children of the world in this year.Diseases like HIV/AIDS are leaving kids orphaned and in charge of their households at very young ages.

An estimated 50 million orphans live in Africa. Malaria kills 3, African children per day. With a population expected to more than double byeven fewer resources will be available to go around without dramatic change.Throughout East and Southern Africa, families are the first and most important source of love and care for children orphaned by AIDS.

Most of the children are taken in by aunts, uncles, and grandparents—a response built on a strong and long-standing tradition of extended family networks and informal by: