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Life on the Streets: Children and adolescents on the Streets: Inevitable Trajectories?

Editors: Irene Rizzini, Udi Mandel Butler and Daniel Stoecklin

Co-authors: Riccardo Lucchini, Alexandre Barbara Soares, Paula Caldeira and Aline de Carvalho Martins

Who are the children and youth who live in the streets of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil? What are their doubts, dreams, and survival strategies? What lead them to the streets and what are the motivations for them to get out? These are some of the questions raised by this book. This extensive research project was carried out by CIESPI with the support of Terre des hommes organization. The English version of the book was published with the support of the Institut International des Droits de LĀ“Enfant (IDE), Sweden.

Contact Information:

International Institute for the Rights of the Child (IDE)

P.O.Box 4176

1950 Sion 4 - Switzerland

Tel: + 41 (0) 272057300

Fax: +41 (0) 272057302


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Published in the same collection by IDE:

Right to Education: solution to all problem or problem without solution? (2006) download pdf

Right of Children Living with disabilities (2007) download pdf

Children in Street Situations: Prevention, Intervention, Rights-Based Approach (2007) download pdf

Tags: children on the streets, Latin America, Latin American Childwatch Network, Brazil By Terres de hommes Foundation, International Institute for the Rights of the Child (IDE), Ciespi
Published Oct. 13, 2008 10:28 AM - Last modified Sep. 17, 2013 2:27 PM