Anas releases new video; increasing no. of child beggars on the streets in Ghana
Investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has released yet another raveling shocking documentary on the increasing numbers of child trafficking and beggars in Ghana.
The feature project, christened “Chained by Begging” is a collaboration between Anas and OAfrica, a child support organisation.Checkout: 2 CBG staff arrested after stealing Gh¢200,000 from Beige Bank
The documentary exposes the phenomenon of how child begging is more than just children asking for money on the streets but how children are trafficked by adults and used for business purposes.
In “Chained by Begging”, Anas Aremeyaw Anas demonstrates that the recent increase in child beggars can in some cases be linked to cross-border child trafficking.
According to the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child and section 87 (1-2) of the Children’s Act, 1998 (Act 560), child begging is child abuse and also prohibited by law.Also checkout: Sarkodie talks about the struggle of Ghanaian musicians
It is considered as separation from family and exploitative child labour.
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