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16/09/2023, Sede da ONU. Foto: Juan Seguí Moreno/Flickr
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UN receives report on “alarming” rise of neo‑Nazi groups in Brazil

Neo-Nazi cells surged by 270.6% from Jan. 2019 to May 2021 countrywide, a phenomenon said to have been driven by the spread of hate speech and extremist narratives. At the beginning of 2022, Brazil had over 530 such groups.

Brasília, DF 19/03/2024 A Ministra das Mulheres, Cida Gonçalves, durante o lançamento do Plano de Ação do Pacto Nacional de Prevenção aos Feminicídios e Programa Asas pro Futuro no  evento Março das Mulheres: O #BrasilporElas no enfrentamento à misoginia e na promoção da igualdade. Foto: Fabio Rodrigues-Pozzebom/ Agência Brasil
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New government plan targets violence against women

The Ministry of Women on Tuesday has unveiled the Action Plan of the National Pact for the Prevention of Femicides. The efforts are part of the celebrations for women’s month of March in the promotion of gender equality.

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Child labor in Brazil grew from 2019 to 2022

The rise under ex-President Bolsonaro interrupted a three-year decline. Last year, 1.881 mi people aged five to 17 were victims of it. The guidelines adopted by the survey were those established by the International Labor Organization.

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Brazil among most dangerous countries for human rights advocates

In Brazil, activists and social movements play an essential role in ensuring that fundamental rights and guarantees are enforced. Being a human rights defender in Brazil, however, can be daunting and risky.

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Father Lancellotti Law banning hostile architecture now regulated

Father Lancellotti went viral when he used a sledgehammer to remove sharp stones that had been installed by city authorities on a viaduct to prevent the place from being used as shelter.