Jakarta, Indonesia — Record hits higher of Indonesian children forced ‘Begging’ on the Road — Chairman of the National Commission for Child Protection Arist Merdeka Sirait said, currently there are 6 thousand beggars as young children. About two thousand of whom were aged under five years. “They are economically exploited for begging and busking,” said Arist told AFP on Friday. Hiring toddlers to beg, kara Arist is rampant because they are more easily knocked by compassion.
The National Commission for Child Protection vigorously said that the government is cracking down on syndicates hiring children for begging. Unfortunately, until now the government has not been able to deal with it — prevent the practice of infant rental. Government official said ‘Rental toddler’ it is clearly a crime.
The commissioner for child protection, Arist admitted that the office vigorously working on it but unfortunately, until now the government has not been able to deal with.
The Government can keep doing its best, “he said. Coordinator Wardah cited Urban Poverty Consortium said in addition to poverty, the emergence of cases of children for ‘begging rental’ also due to the syndicate.
“These syndicates that organize, target less fortunate people, small children forced to beg.”
Wardah assess the the problem of street beggars, especially the boys and some are toddlers, can never be resolved because of the government’s handling is not right report said.