We Are the Walled: The Rights of Migrant Children in Mexico

Sep 25, 2019
11:29 AM
Originally published at Latin America News Dispatch

Mexico was one of the first countries to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 30 years ago. As the United Nations prepares to commemorate the treaty at the General Assembly in New York this week, RadioLAND reporter Chase DiBenedetto looks at whether Mexico is living up to its commitment when it comes to migrant children making their way from Central America to the United States.

Guests: S Gretchen Kuhner, Catalina López Montero, Helena Olea and Eitan Peled. Reporter: Chase DiBenedetto. Hosts: Alanna Elder and Cameron Oakes. Producer: Alanna Elder. LAND editor: Colleen Connolly. News clips courtesy of Washington Week, UN Audiovisual Library, UNICEF: Rights of Child Celebration, and Behind the Scenes at the UN General Assembly.

This episode was recorded on Sept. 19, 2019. Music: Meadow by Density and Time, Fairy Meeting by Emily A. Sprague and Anxious by Sextile (YouTube Audio Library).