Social, Biology and Economic Life of Children Links on Street-Begging in Bangladesh: A Cross-Cultural Multivariate Analysis
Mathematics Letters
Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2017, Pages: 12-19
Received: Feb. 21, 2017; Accepted: Mar. 18, 2017; Published: Apr. 14, 2017
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Md Kamruzzaman, School of Victimology and Restorative Justice, Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Md Abdul Hakim, Department of Mathematics, Light House Laboratory School and College, Tangail, Bangladesh
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The study was conducted at four upazilas in Dhaka city of Bangladesh taking 70.73% boys and 29.29% girls using convenience sampling method. About 41.46% respondents were 2501-3000 BDT, 9.75% were 1001-1500 BDT and 3001-3500 BDT earners having 82.92% respondents no link with other occupations. Some 53.66% fathers of the respondents were rickshaw pullers, 17.07% farmers and beggars as well as 46.34% mothers of respondents were housewives, 26.83% beggars and day labors in occupation. About 60.97% respondents came in begging from the slums and 63.41% respondents adopt begging due to their poverty and 34.15% were forced beggars.
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Poverty, Street-Begging, Socio-Economic Condition, Multivariate Analysis, Bangladesh
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Md Kamruzzaman, Md Abdul Hakim, Social, Biology and Economic Life of Children Links on Street-Begging in Bangladesh: A Cross-Cultural Multivariate Analysis, Mathematics Letters. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2017, pp. 12-19. doi: 10.11648/j.ml.20170301.12
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