Children leave home and school for their families [Archives:2008/1159/Business & Economy]

May 29 2008

By: Saddam Al-Shamourri
For the Yemen Times

Children from five to 15 years old – both male and female) can be found throughout the country trying to procure money through hawking, peddling and begging to support their families and to stave off extreme poverty. Because of recent price hikes, more children have left their homes and schools to support their families, taking on an adult's share of responsibility and burdens.

“In the morning