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Brazilians, Raise Up and Swear with Me!

Dear friends, attached as a Word document is the news published in today’s (Saturday, ...

Every 15 Seconds a Brazilian Woman Suffers Violence

Approximately 40,000 Brazilian women from all over the country gathered in  São Paulo on ...

Brazilian Groups Blame US Nun Murder on Lax Law

Protests are taking place all over Brazil against the killing of Sister Dorothy Stang ...

In Brazil 70% of Women Abuse Is Shelved. At Women’s Request.

A survey in Brazil coordinated by professor Heleieth Saffiotti has found that 70% of cases ...

War on Impunity Has Won a Battle, Says Brazil

The ombudsman of Brazil’s Special Secretariat of Human Rights (SEDH), Pedro Montenegro, considers the ...

Brazil Can’t Wait. We Need the Whole Truth, Now.

The case began under suspicion and a week later has grown murkier and more ...

Brazil, Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

The Brazilian government’s project for the protection of human rights defenders, launched in BrasÀ­lia ...

Poor in Brazil Can’t Count on the Courts, Says UN

The special rapporteur from the UN Comission on Human Rights, Leandro Despouy, has released ...

Law Not Enough to Solve Brazil Kids’ Plight

The United Nations Committee on Children’s Rights says that Brazil has made progress in ...

Despite NGO’s Praise, Disabled Suffer in Brazil

Brazil, together with Costa Rica, Jamaica, the United States, and Canada, is one of ...