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Despite Strict Laws, Child Labor in Brazil Is Not Going Away

Children and adolescents are frequently found working in markets and slaughterhouses in municipalities of ...

Leaders of Police Rebellion in Brazil Use Women and Kids as Human Shields

Human shields: the same tactic used by Saddam Hussein during the US invasion of ...

Child Labor Went Down in Brazil, But 5 Million Underage Workers Are Still Way Too Many

One hundred and eleven years after Brazil abolished slavery, the number of workers deprived ...

Brazil Congress Urges All-Hands-on-Deck Approach to Fight Child Sex

Gathered in Brazil, a United Nations-backed forum to combat the sexual exploitation of children ...

125 Countries in Brazil Debating Child Sex, Trafficking and Pornography

Close to 3,000 participants from over 125 countries have gathered in Rio de Janeiro, ...

Shame! As Young as 9 and Selling Sex in the Capital of Brazil

 The Correio Braziliense published its most shocking front page on Wednesday, September 24. Through ...

Brazil Makes Grownup’s Computers for the Little Ones

After becoming a hit in Brazil, Brazilian computer maker Syntax wants to take their ...

Aladdin, Ali Baba and the Building of the Brazilian Character

Brazilian Rafael Maia was not quite certain of where the Arab countries were located ...

Up to Half a Million Kids Exploited for Prostitution in Brazil

Brazil is among the 50 nations that  are part of the second tier of ...