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The Silent Scream: Domestic Violence in Malta

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary School Sliema : Michela Buttigieg, Jade Mifsud  for 11-14
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Historically, domestic violence has been considered a hidden crime, a private family matter. However, finally, developed societies are becoming increasingly aware of this problem. This quantitative research investigates the attitudes of Maltese people towards domestic violence in Malta.

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Illegal Immigration! Why yes? Why No?

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary, Sliema : Meagan Borg, Kyzia Micallef, Samira Muscat, Shania Spiteri  for 11-14
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‘The tiny island of Malta has received 17,743 mainly African migrants these decades- the equivalent, in Britain, of 2.5 million people. And it is struggling to cope, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says.’ (Colin Freeman, 21st July 2013; on behalf of the Telegraph). Our investigation attempts to find out what Maltese people think about this issue and how it effects Malta and its population, in our quest to find a sustainable solution to what has become a serious problem.

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Are people aware that animals are becoming extinct?

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary, Sliema : Sasha Camilleri, Daria Cassar, Rebecca Laferla, Maya Micallef Engerer, Mariah Pisani, Christabelle Vella  for 11-14
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A report from the National Wildlife Federation quotes: “Every day, an estimated 100 plant and animal species are lost to deforestation. A conservative estimate of the current extinction rate indicates that about 27,000 species a year are being lost.”. Our research attempts to investigate if people are aware that certain animals are becoming extinct and why and how we can help these particular animals.

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Where do we find child labour and how do we stop it?

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary Sliema : Abela Amy, Catania Maria, Mallia Marija-Daniela, Zammit Pia  for 11-14
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‘Children should have pens in their hands not tools’, said Iqbal Mashi, a boy who was assassinated in 1995 and had worked in a carpet factory till the age of ten. This sentence, although simple, makes you stop and think about how many children around the world are being deprived of schooling, education and the simple things in life which we sometimes take for granted or even complain about, just so they can earn enough money to survive. Therefore, we decided to research this issue and find out whether Maltese people are aware of this increasing problem.

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Eyes on the Road

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary, Sliema : Jade Barbara, Lara Farrugia, Kylie Ghirxi, Shania Micallef, Amy Pickard, Danisha Spiteri  for 11-14
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This is a research about Maltese roads and relevant issues like traffic, parking, buses, etc. Are people aware of the major problems on our roads? This quantitative research method was distributed to males and females from different age groups, since this enabled us to get feedback from more people than other research tools.

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