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Breaking the Cycle of Despair: Street Children in Guatemala City

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Tamara Rice Lave

University of Miami, School of Law

Date Written: 1995

Abstract

This article focuses on the problem of street children in Guatemala City. It provides a description of the way street children live and offers several theories as to why the situation arose. Finally, the Article critically discusses attempts to help the street children of Guatemala and proposes alternative solutions. In researching this Article, the author spent time working with street children in Guatemala.

Keywords: street children, Guatemala City, Casa Alianza, human rights abuses

Suggested Citation

Lave, Tamara Rice, Breaking the Cycle of Despair: Street Children in Guatemala City (1995). Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 27, p. 57, 1995. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2153276

Tamara Rice Lave (Contact Author)

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Coral Gables, FL 33146
United States

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