The partial figure for 2023 is already the highest number of rescues in the last 14 years and a record in the total of severance payments. In all, 516 urban and rural establishments were inspected.
On the promenade of Rio’s Copacabana Beach, 164 pairs of women’s shoes laid out side by side represented the victims of femicide. In the state of Rio de Janeiro, cases totaled 111 in 2022 and 53 in the first half of this year.
The head of the Palmares Cultural Foundation João Rodrigues stressed the importance of preserving the memory as a crucial part of the anti-racism struggle.
Unveiling a new package of racial equality measures on Monday, the Brazilian president referred to the efforts as the payment of a historic debt.On November 20, Brazil celebrates Black Awareness Day.
Acknowledging the historical contributions of black people to the nation's diversity, Minister Anielle Franco expressed concern over prevailing disparities.