Favela Children Residents of Brazil’s favelas, shanty towns face enormous obstacles. Many families live in communities lacking basic essential for instance: medical clinic, roads. Children attend some of the city’s worst schools that is many of them indeed drop out (1. picture). It’s gloom for Rio’s estimated one million favela resident. Rocinha, Brazil’s largest favela is in Rio de Janeiro, which perched on a hillside (2. picture). The young favela girls aged between 16 and 21 without having any sexual education, the rate of teenage pregnancy is one of the highest in the municipality of
Rio de Janeiro (3. picture). Many poor favela children don’t have a chance to gett off the street, tap into their
Afro-Brazilian heritage and gain self-esteem in setting and fulfilling goals (6. picture). Studying can’t be continued, therefore it impossible for favela children to improve the quality of life also their families in Salvador (5. picture).
There is also the social stigma of living in the slums where may not reach to cover living expenses, some of which are run by local committing a crime and local drugs lord in Belém (7. picture). The increase of the social problems will impact for favela children’ every day life in Brazil in the future.