The study aims at identifying the phenomenon of Palestinian runaway girls and its relationship to family climate, a field study in the social welfare offices in Jerusalem. The study sample consists of (58) runaway girls of those officially registered in the social affairs offices in Jerusalem for the year (2014), age (13-22) years old. The study shows that there are no differences in domestic violence, family disintegration, and the impact of friends by age when girls run away. The results also indicate that there are differences in the impact of friends on the runaway girls by the place of stay after escape; there are differences in family disintegration of the runaway girls by the direct reason of escape. Furthermore, it is observed that there is no relationship between family disintegration of the runaway girls and the impact of friends; there is a relationship between family disintegration of the runaway girls and domestic violence; there is a relationship between the impact of friends and domestic violence.
Hreish, Khalid; Alsafadi, Najwa; and Salman, Khaled
"The Phenomenon of Palestinian Runaway Girls and Its Relationship to Family Climate (Disintegration, Violence, and Impact of Friends): A Field Study in the Social Welfare Offices in Jerusalem,"
An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities): Vol. 29:
6, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/anujr_b/vol29/iss6/5