Iran Admits to 30,000 Street Children

There are 30,000 street children in Iran.
Mehr News reported:

Now, there is about 30,000 children living or working on the streets of the country — out of an estimated total population of 70 million, social deputy of state Welfare Organization said here on Saturday.

If the necessary budget is funded, several programs for rehabilitating street-working kids will be implemented in 20 parts of the country, seyed Mohammadi said.

The programs including some strategies and tools needed to give street kids around the country the skills and opportunities to make a better life for themselves, would be developed and disseminated by some NGOs.

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