On the brink of a disaster, yet no one cares

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Posted Tuesday, March 22 2011 at 18:00 on http://www.nation.co.ke/Features/DN2/On+the+brink+of+a+disaster+yet+no+one+cares+/-/957860/1130842/-/view/printVersion/-/4nln10z/-/index.html

 

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The young and the restless: In 2009, more than half of the inmates at the Industrial Area Remand Prison came from single-parent homes, according to a new report. Most were unemployed, had experimented with drugs and felt neglected by both the society and the state. Would they have turned out better had they received undivided attention?

The young man next door is most likely unemployed or in casual engagement, is religious but never makes offerings at his place of worship, may be into crime, alcohol or drugs, is almost certainly a registered voter, and is likely to die before he clocks 60 years. Read More