Maria Fernanda Espinosa




Working Children in Ecuador Mobilize for Change

This interview with Maria Fernanda Espinosa, provides a startling and moving account of her work with urban children who are the most marginalized. Together, over a period of many years, working children as young as eight were able to organize themselves in alternative spaces and draw attention to their rights. UNICEF supported their efforts.

children’s rights, children, poor, community organizing, Ecuador, environmental protection, social change, youth programs and projects. Schwab, Michael [interviewer]

Citation: Social Justice Vol. 24, No. 3 (1997): 64-70