Children at Risk

The following statistics are taken from the "Viva Network" a Christian child advocacy organization.

However what is written below is only a sample of the information that is available from the Viva Network, Please visit their comprehensive site at: http://www.viva.org/

The following are various reasons why there are more children suffering today than ever before. These issues are common with children of emerging countries.

Poverty
Family Disintegration or Loss of Parents > Street Children >
    Street Life, Sexual Exploitation, Child Trafficking, Child Prostitution
Acute Bereavement
Psychological Trauma
Inadequate Health Care
Abandonment > Street Children >
    Street Life, Sexual Exploitation, Child Trafficking, Child
Prostitution
Acute Abuse at Home
Poor Nutrition and Malnutrition
Bonded Labour