FIK 3042 ENGLISH FOR COMMUNICATION 2
ERADICATING SOCIAL ILLS AMONGST TEENAGERS
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Kasthuri Bai A/P Thangarajah
Lecturer : Dr.Lajiman bin Janoory
Dateline :6th November 2011
ERADICATING SOCIAL ILLS AMONGST TEENAGERS.
Nowadays, the social ills amongst teenagers are so rampant that they are posing a great problem in the society .Before we go further , let us see what are actually these social ills among the teenagers.There are many types of social ills that are affecting our teenagers at an alarming rate. Some of them are addiction to drugs , smoking,gangsterism,vandalism,bullying,illegal racing and many more.Everyday we hear and see the effects of these social ills in the form of suicide,accidents,rapes,snatch thieves and brutal crimes.The effects of these social ills amongst teenagers are affecting the nation badly and causing great setbacks in the country. The spreading of social ills have to be stopped immediately to save our youngsters who are the future generation.How are we going to eradicate these social ills if we do not know the root causes of these problems Therefore,before we find ways to eradicate the social ills amongst our teenagers, let us also dwell in the root causes of why the youngsters of nowadays fall an easy prey to the negative elements awaiting them. These causes can be categorized into several factors,mainly due to family crisis and external factors such as the influence of friends and environment.Living in this materialistic world can be very challenging to even adults,so what more to say for a teenager who is still struggling between adulthood and childhood.The need for good guidance ,counceling and parental love is essential to these youngsters.Whom should they turn to if the circumstances arise?Can they turn to their parents? Yes, under normal circumstances ,parents should be the child’s...
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