Problem

Criminal gangs

Other Names:
Gangsterism
Incidence:

In 1999 in Jamaica, troops were given emergency power to patrol the capital after the government had "declared" war on criminal gangs that were estimated to have killed 500 people in a six month period.

Narrower Problems:
Gang warfare
Related Problems:
Youth gangs
Values:
Crime
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
17.06.2019 – 18:15 CEST