Homelessness in Mumbai City

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HOMELESSNESS IN MUMBAI Project by:Shweta Patil, UG Sem 9 Project Guide:Prof. Ranjana Dani DEFINITION Of Homelessness { Homelessness is the condition and social category of people who lack housing, because they cannot afford, or are otherwise unable to maintain, a regular, safe, and adequate shelter. The Census of India defines ‘house-less population’ as people who are not living in ‘census houses’. A ‘census house’ is a ‘structure with roof’. { ARTICLE 25 Human Rights “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in ” circumstances beyond his control. THE PROBLEM Homelessness Homelessness is a social problem intimately associated with urban areas and the resource limitations that exist because of a populous urban environment. Homelessness exists since college is less affordable for the average Indian than it is for the average North American or European citizen due to their lower per capita income level, more people in India are becoming unemployable for the jobs of the 21st century. Some people are homeless because they are uneducated, and they remain uneducated because they are homeless. This is the vicious cycle they are trapped in. An increasing number of migrants looking for employment and better living standards are quickly joining India's homeless population. Although non-governmental organizations are helping to relieve the homelessness crisis in India, these organization are not enough to solve the entire problem. Po 13% 4% 21% Un Un Di v Na orc tu e ra lD isa 24% 1% 5% s st er en t ym pl
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