STREET CHILDREN AND THE GUIDANCE
"All children are more than a 6 8 years old are must learn in school, at least 6 years old" (UU No. 4 Year 1950 on Chapter VI, Article 10, paragraph 1)
In implementation of its function as a vehicle for advance the nation and national culture, national education is expected to provide many opportunities for all Indonesian to get education, not excepti for the street children. Street children are part of community who experience social phenomenon, have right to work and a proper living for humanity. Street children spend most of his time to looking for money and hang around streets and other public places (Aksatama: 2011)
According to the UU 1945, " neglected boys is maintained by the state." This means that the governments have a responsibility to maintenance and guidance neglected boys, including street children. street children’s human rights, actually same as general’s human rights, like in UU no. 39 years1999 about human Rights, and Presidential Decree No. 36 Year 1990 about Ratification of the Convention about Rights of the Child. They need to get their rights as normal like befits sons, the civil righ and Freedoms, family envionment and alternative care, basic health and welfare, education, education, culture laisure and activites, and special protection.