A Project for Sexually abused and Exploited Street Children in Dhaka City, Child protection is a very important component of child rights. Protecting children and adolescents allow better psychosocial development. Child protection can be considered as a crucial mechanism not only for national development but also for assisting a nation to maintain international competitiveness in the age of globalization. The lack of protection or inadequate protection may lead a child to under-nourishment, poor health, and intellectual underdevelopment. Street children in…
Human trafficking is a complex phenomenon, resulting from the involvement of diverse national and transnational factors. Although trafficking in persons is often identified as a part of organized and/or cross-border crime, it also occurs within national boundaries - called internal trafficking. Human trafficking, whether internal or cross-border is inextricably linked with forced, fraudulent or involuntary migration/movement of people, and the end-object of this crime is sexual, labour, or other forms of exploitation. As such, unsafe/irregular migration always runs the risk…
The street children who are engaged in prostitution are exposed to the crudest and prolonged form of sexual abuse and exploitation. Because of excessive abuse, the children suffer from acute case of psychological maladjustment and trauma. The harsh environment of the street forces the children to develop as socially handicapped. Moreover, the sexual abused children are highly stigmatized and are considered as social outcasts. The boys involved in prostitution living in the street, face numerous hazards every moment of their…