Category Archives: Social Issues

Displacement / Homelessness

What is homelessness? Homelessness means not having a home. You don't have to be living on the streets to be homeless - even if you have a roof over your head you can still be homeless. This may be because your home is unsuitable or you don't have any rights to stay where you live.…
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Racism

What is racism? Racism can be defined as the belief that physical differences in human characteristics or ability, cultural differences makes a particular race superior to others. It can also be described as discrimination or prejudice based on race. Discrimination can also be based on religious beliefs, background, culture, location and many other things. Everyone…
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Abortion

What is abortion? Abortion means choosing to end a pregnancy before term.  This means that you don’t have the baby if you were pregnant. Everyone is entitled to their own views on abortion.   Causes of Abortion The following are reasons why people may have an abortion: Fear of the financial difficulty that is involved…
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Running Away from Home

Who is a runaway? A runaway is a minor or a person who is under age 18, who has left the home of his or her parent or legal guardian without permission, or has been thrown out by his or her parent and is considered by the local authorities to lack the capacity to live…
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