As part of a crime survey conducted in Nairobi from April to July 2001, which indicated that youth delinquency is considered as a problem by the residents of Nairobi, a youth offender profile was carried out. The study aimed at identifying the family and social-economic backgrounds of young offenders, their personal characteristics, their experiences in crime, their reasons and motivations for being involved in crimes, their experiences with police and the justice system, their opinions and hopes for the future.
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Themes: Children and youth Countries: Branch/Office:
Safer Cities Programme