Orphanages in Mexico and Human Rights

by Letters 4 the Damned

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — Children’s homes and orphanages in Mexico have long suffered from a lack of oversight. Many children are orphaned because of the drug war, but whatever the cause, children’s homes in Mexico have been known to abuse and neglect children as well as to traffic many who are undocumented.

Although the country’s Social Assistance Law requires monitoring of these homes, low funding and indifference have let many orphanages in Mexico go unmonitored, leading to various human rights abuses.

According to experts, this lack of professionalism, funding and official records are in violation of international treaties signed by the country of Mexico.

Full Article @: http://www.borgenmagazine.com/orphanages-mexico-human-rights/