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Guatemala and Children and young people

Guatemala
  • Capital: Guatemala City
  • Population: 13550440
  • Size: 108890.0 Km2

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Unaccompanied alien children: potential factors contributing to recent immigration
Federation of American Scientists, 2014
In the past several years, and in the past year in particular, the number of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) seeking to enter the United States along the U.S.-Mexico border has surged to unusually high levels. This surge is driven ...
Unaccompanied alien children: an overview
L. Seghetti; A. Siskin; R.E. Wasem / Federation of American Scientists, 2014
The number of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) arriving in the United States is straining the system put in place over the past decade to handle such cases. UAC are defined in statute as children who lack lawful immigration status i...
Norwegian and Swedish agencies should cooperate more to promote child rights in Guatemala, Kenya, Mozambique and Sudan
A. Tostensen; H. Stokke; S. Trygged / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2011
Guatemala, Kenya, Mozambique and Sudan have ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and are bound to take legislative, policy, and administrative action to honour their legal obligations. This report synthesises the f...
Consequences of maternal and child undernutrition on adult health and human capital
C. G. Victora / The Lancet, 2008
This paper reviews the associations between maternal and child undernutrition with human capital and risk of adult diseases in low-income and middle-income countries.  Data is analysed from five long-standing prospective cohort s...
A positive stigma model on child labour in Guatemala
H.A. Patrinos; M. Najeeb Shafiq / Education Section, Human Development Department, World Bank, 2008
Using data from Guatemala, this study introduces a model that assumes a positive stigma (or norm) toward child labour that is common in some developing countries. The analysis uses two instruments for measuring stigma: a child’s...
Children in Guatemala are paying the price for US vegetable products
National Labor Committee, USA, 2007
This report documents the exploitation of child labour in Guatemala. In particular, the report explores the agricultural export sector with a specific focus on the company, Legumex. The report finds that: the maj...
How does the work of boys and girls differ in the Latin America and Caribbean region?
L. Guarcello; B. Henschel; S. Lyon; F. Rosati; C. Valdivia / Understanding Children’s Work (UCW) Programme, 2006
This study examines the child labour phenomenon in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region from a gender perspective. It represents part of a broader effort to improve understanding of how child labour differs by sex, and to ensu...
Children and women domestic workers’ experiences of abuse and how governments can address them
J. Sunderland; N. Varia / Human Rights Watch, 2006
Abuses of children and women domestic workers - many of them migrant workers - are widespread, but increased awareness of the problem has not yet resulted in concerted government action to address it. Based on interviews with hundreds...
An overview of the child labour situation in Guatemala
International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2003
This report provides an overview of the children’s work in Guatemala – its extent and nature, its determinants, and its consequences for health and education. The report also: looks at national responses to child labour i.e....
Analysis of the child and adolescent sexual exploitation situation in Central America and the Dominican Republic
B. Sorensen ; M.C. Claramunt / International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2003
This summary report presents data on commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents in Central America and Dominican Republic, specifically looking at Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, and Do...
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