Why youth join gangs? What are some factors that cause some teens to stay in longer than others? The reasons for youth joining gangs include the need for support, community, safety and respect. In looking for support, the youth joins groups as they think they cannot make it alone. Membership in a gang is perceived … More Why are gangs taking over the youth?
Child abuse has been one of the most discussed topics in various national and international forums. Recent studies conducted have highlighted new models in the context of child abuse with respect to poverty and ethnic orientation. In this regard, the consensus has to be developed concerning the influence of race, poverty level or both of … More Child Advocacy: Poverty and Ethnicity Part I