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Title: Concerns of street children: A human rights issue in India
Authors: Mahaseth, Harsh
Shukla, Ananya
Keywords: Street Children
Human Rights
Issue Date: 24-Jun-2021
Publisher: Child Rights Blog, DEVISE
Citation: Mahaseth, H. and Shukla, A. (June 24, 2021). Concerns of street children: A human rights issue in India. Child Rights Blog, DEVISE
Abstract: The word ‘street children’ has been evolving, but the broadest definition was given in 1994 by the Commission on Human Rights as “any girl or boy … for whom the street (in the widest sense of the word, including unoccupied dwellings, wasteland, etc.) has become his or her habitual abode and/or source of livelihood; and who is inadequately protected, supervised, or directed by responsible adults.” However, the terminology continues to evolve to meet the present existing criteria and to recognize children as social actors whose lives are not circumscribed by the street
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