Telling the Stories of Street Children in Cairo

A picture drawn by one of the girls that Nelly Ali works with, and posted on Nelly's blog.

This post was written by guest contributor Yasmeen Nizamy.The most basic rights: that’s what we will be talking about here. Forget about the flashy statements of the declarations of human rights, for the people I’m discussing are not recognized as humans to begin with. I’m talking about street children.But, who are street children? They are known in Colombia as “the plague” or “dirty faces”. If you are Indian you’d be calling them “Sadak Chap,” while in Brazil the word for them is “Molequ … [Read more...]


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