By the Sweat of Their Brow? ‘Street Children’, NGOs and Children's Rights in Addis Ababa

@inproceedings{Nieuwenhuys2001ByTS,
  title={By the Sweat of Their Brow? ‘Street Children’, NGOs and Children's Rights in Addis Ababa},
  author={Olga Nieuwenhuys},
  year={2001}
}
ABSTRACT In the past two decades NGOs helping `street children' in Addis Ababa have distinguished themselves by their adherence to highly controversial assumptions about the nature of childhood and the failure of the poor to raise their children in ways that they conceive as `proper'. The ratification of the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child by the Ethiopian government has inspired them to stop food relief in order to persuade the children in their care to seek a way out of their… CONTINUE READING

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