67 Pages Posted: 27 Sep 2012
Date Written: 1995
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: 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