The Phenomenon of Street Children in Amma Darko’s Faceless



One of the main issues of African countries after the period of democratization in 90s is the development of big cities which leads to street-involved children. Through this paper, Ipropose to conduct an analysis of (1)the strategies implemented so far by Amma Darko in her fiction to emphasize and draw attention on that serious (2) and growing phenomenon through her characters Fofo, Odarley, Baby T. She then gives way to her imagination by (3) suggesting means such as the alternative library to strengthen monitoring and caring centers of children in the intervention of Accra and its suburb areas.

Keywords: street-child, youth, monitoring, caring centers.

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