ERIC Number: EJ952265
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Street Hawking: Oppressing the Girl Child or Family Economic Supplement?
Umar, Fatima M.
Journal of Instructional Psychology, v36 n2 p169-174 Jun 2009
Street hawking in its simplest form is the selling of things along the roads and from one place to the other. In Nigeria this is done almost all the time by young children both males and females. The girl hawkers come to the cities in groups and then go in different directions of the city to hawk their goods. They remain in the city from the early morning to late in the evening when they take buses back to their respective villages after the days sales. This article describes the dangers and problems associated with street hawking.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Females, Adolescents, Sales Occupations, Vendors, Financial Needs, At Risk Persons, Moral Development, Problem Solving, Self Esteem, Childrens Rights
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria