Concern for our Youth

Location:Samoa
Subject:Suicide; Overpopulation; Children; Youth issues
Length:17 minutes
Format:PAL
Hue:Color
Year Released:1996
Series:UNFPA
Director:Dale Hermanson
Producer:Jiko Luveni
Distributor:Pasifika
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 19153
Description:Population concern in the towns of Western Samoa has created a situation where the families of young boys and girls can no longer afford to send all of their children to school. Instead they are sent into the streets to collect bottles, sell papers and perform any other basic kind of income generating activity to help their families. Viewed in the context of other population pressures, the video examines the high incidence of suicide prevalent among young Samoan boys. In Samoan.
Record No:375
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