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Streets of Dhaka : Street Children

UNICEF defines street children as, "those who are of the street and on the street." In this study, the term street children refers to those children of 5 to 14 years of age who earn their living on the city streets and stay there for most, or all, of the day. They may or may not have parents or legal guardians. On a study says- street children were categorized into four groups: children of 5-14 years of age who work on the streets the whole day and

 

a) live on the streets without any family

b) live on the streets with their family

c) return to another family; and

d) return to their own family

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Taken on February 9, 2012