Not surprisingly, we are also seeing that the presence of responsible adults who are available to these young people and who represent reliable role models often give that added value upon which fresh ideas in prevention can then be built.
As concern continues for the precarious plight of a rising number of young people throughout Europe who live as rough sleepers in the greater urban centres of our member states, the latest research on the phenomenon was presented on December 10 at the European Parliament.
Italian MEP Cécile Kyenge Set to Introduce Key Brussels Conference on Children Rough Sleepers at EU Parliament
Besides their enhanced chances of subjection to violence or of being embroiled in crime either as victims or perpetrators, teens sleeping today in our cities' parks, upon shop doorsteps or 'sofa surfing' between friends and acquaintances often live in real peril of various forms of abuse by adults or older minors who observe their movements over time only to then take advantage of their powerlessness.
In Their Own Words : Children Rough Sleepers at Upcoming Brussels Conference - Rising Numbers Europewide Now a Critical Human Rights Issue
'I wish to go to school and, hopefully one day, even university. After that, I want to find a job, then get married and have
Right-wing Italian politicians have plumbed to new depths in their treatment of the country's first black minister. A right
Italy's first black minister, previously called an 'orangutan' by a political opponent, has had bananas thrown at her making