The problem of street children has been growing steadily in the last two decades. Many of South Africa's street children have little choice but to commit crime just to survive,This group includes an increasing number of school children that spend most of the day on the streets
An estimated 10 million children in Africa live without families, mostly as soon as "street children".
Children who live and work on the streets, families send the children to work on the streets to support their families and others,Street children face untold hardship and danger on the streets. The lack of food,clean water and adequate health care.They are often prey to every physical and moral danger and as they grow older they often become a danger to others.
The number of street children has increased in places experiencing armed conflic. Children actually do on the streets is, of course, work. Children who live and work on the streets often come from slums and squatter settlements,Street children share the streets with millions of adults.The problem of street children has been growing steadily in the last years,All these are considered as street children in this paper