Guatemala uses art to address juvenile crime

Youth group uses photography to help violent street gang members in one of the world's most dangerous cities.

    Guatemala has one of the highest child homicide rates in the world. With a murder rate 800 percent higher than the US, many of the country's children endure life in rough neighbourhoods with high levels of poverty, drugs and violent crime.

    Given that many of the chldren are experiencing trauma similar to that found in conflict zones, one aid group believes photography may offer the capital's youth an escape from the violence.

    Al Jazeera's David Mercer reports from Guatemala City.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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