Brazil's education system is highly stratified, favoring the elite over the general public

Despite Challenges, Brazil Strives for Success in Its Education Goals

Perhaps nothing better characterizes the recent trend in the Brazilian education system than Bolsonaro’s ...

The shame and despair of being called cringe in Brazil

Intergenerational Baiting and Being Cringe in Brazil

Last week, Christian Langkamp highlighted some of the reasons for growing intergenerational tensions in ...

Brazilian truckers went on strike against expensive diesel and for tax reform

Strikes and Protests in Brazil Are a Reaction to the Country’s Government Paralysis

The February 22nd protest in Belo Horizonte, the resulting police action, as well as ...

A charcoal producer poses in front of the charcoal kilns he works at, in Brazil. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Fabio Teixeira

Thousands Work as Slaves in Brazil’s Charcoal Industry

For more than a year, Antonio slept with a wasp nest humming above his ...

Maré de Sabores Project / Photo: Douglas Lopes

Brazilian Women Spearhead Initiatives to Address Gender-Based Violence

In Brazil, women are at huge risk of violence, especially if they are minorised ...

Rodrigues taps into the pain and powerlessness of Brazilians to create her dance pieces

Lia Rodrigues: A Dance to the Wounds and Powerlessness of Brazilians

With contorted faces and twitching bodies, dancers come together, push each other away, and ...

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Debunking the Myths About Sex Trafficking

The idea that sex trafficking is an urgent social problem is woven into American ...