Street children numbers to "go through the roof" as growth fuels inequality, campaigner says

By Magda Mis | Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:03 PM

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The number of street children will “go through the roof” in coming years as economic growth fuels inequality, said a leading advocate for children living on the streets.

Contrary to the common perception that poverty drives children onto the streets, it is rapid urbanisation and rising inequality that have stoked their numbers.

“We tend to...

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