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Fruit, Bracelets, and Sex: Surviving as a Beach Kid in Cambodia

     It didn’t take me long after arriving in Sihanoukville to learn about the beach culture, or beach vultures rather– children and sometimes women who would find anything to sell you in order to make some money for the day. 1,465 more words

Southeast Asia

Poverty

Poverty: The most dreaded word for Politicians and Economists! They try to quantify it, identify it, try to address it! In a frequent census they try to put people above or below a line called Poverty line! 803 more words

Education

Teen births; encouraging poverty in America

We can anguish over inequality all we want. The fact is the disparity between haves and have-nots can be widened by expanding either end of the spectrum. 637 more words

Government

Think all children love summer holidays? Think again.

Back in 2008, the school I taught at got inspected by Ofsted. One of the most shocking statistics that came out of this was from the student survey, in which 71% of the pupils said that they felt safer at school than they did at home. 573 more words

Economics

THE HEARTS OF THE CHILDREN WEEP

They swam in competition for the eggs

And won their race

Just hoping for some pecks

So they bore all the cramping and escaped from sicknesses’ chase… 192 more words

POETRY.

Green clearance test for NDA

FROM DOWN TO EARTH SEPTEMBER 15 2014 BY SUNITA NARAIN

Environmentalists are rightly alarmed that the NDA government is busy dismantling the environmental regulatory system in the country. 121 more words