Minister of social solidarity ghada waly announced sunday that the number of street children nationwide stands at 20,000, a number deemed by children's rights organisations as far from reality. Egypt unicef works with caritas and other non-governmental organizations in egypt to address street children the increase in the number of ngos targeting the issue has broadened the scale of intervention to reach a far greater number of street children and their families. Street children in egypt: group dynamics and subculture constituents nashaat hussein the problem of street children in egypt has gained attention in recent years due to the relentless efforts of egyptian ngos that care for street children, and because of the role played by researchers and the media to shed light on its magnitude and associated hazards.
In a ground floor flat in a quiet, leafy street in cairo's nasr city district, sayyed, 11, sits at a kitchen table, pouring over an exercise book. However, egypt's street children are yet to feel the impact we get chased and hit all the time by all kinds of people, from police to taxi drivers to passers-by, said 12-year-old mohammed, who spends most of his time at the gates of cairo university but sleeps in a different area most nights.
The band is accused of incitement against authorities, forming a group that stands against state principles, and attempting to topple the regime. At mokattam's highest point stands one of the outposts of a charity called hope village, said to be the first in egypt to focus on street children down a quiet residential street, and high. Street children programs read: the strategy for protection and rehabilitation of street children in egypt goal implement the objectives of the national strategy for the protection and rehabilitation of street children in egypt that was launched in 2003 by egypt's first lady, mrs suzanne mubarak.
In egypt, there are no systems responsible for recording or investigating cases of violence against homeless children there are no accurate statistics simply because many homeless children don't have a birth certificate and are difficult to document because they tend to move around in order to survive. The street children project is part of odccp's efforts in egypt and the countries of the region to reduce the demand for drugs by establishing comprehensive prevention, treatment and rehabilitation programs for the peoples of the region. The situation of street children as mothers out of wedlock and living in the street are used as excuses for the state and the society to exclude street children and deprive them of their basic rights. They chose street children because they thought it was one of egypt's biggest problems that needed to be addressed quickly, because street children are considered time bombs if not helped in. The video we used for our social marketing campaign final presentation together, we can.
Egypt has around one million street children in alexandria and cairo these children faced many problems that contributed to their astray negligence, child abuse, having siblings already living. There are 3 million street children in egypt as a result of social injustice and slum life, according to a recent study by the national center for social and criminological research in egypt. According to the most recent ministry figures from a 2014 survey, egypt has about 16,000 street children, said hazem el-mallah, spokesman for the children without shelter program the main factors pushing the children out of their homes are domestic violence incest and poverty, said maes.
The phenomenon of street children in egypt has lately been a rising and threatening one, and in spite of the seriousness of this problem there is very little viable data on the number of street children and on the severity of the circumstances they face and the abuse they are subjected to. The number of egyptian children who live in the street has been growing although exact numbers are unknown, it is estimated that roughly one million children roam the streets of the country's urban centres, particularly in the cities of cairo and alexandria. In the first world, street children are far less common and are generally a consequence of children fleeing brutality at home, drug abuse, or abandonment over parents due to issues like transsexualism.