Resilience of street children to violence, exploitation and abuse and Tanzanian cities: Evidence from Unga Limited Ward in Arusha City

Country
United Republic of Tanzania
Region
Africa
Language
English
Year Published
2017
Author
John Gwanyemba, Emmanuel Nyamase, Bakari George
Organisation
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Topics
Child labour, exploitation and modern slavery Poverty Research, data collection and evidence Resilience Violence and Child Protection
Summary

This paper contributes an understanding on the ways street children survive abuse, violence and exploitation in Tanzanian cities using Arusha city as a case study. Specifically, it aims at establishing the forms of violence, abuse and exploitation confronting street children in Arusha city one of the rapidly urbanizing cities in Tanzania. The paper identifies likely perpetrators of abuse and exploitation of street children and coping strategies used by street children in time of abuse, violence and exploitation.

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