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Recife – Alunos da Escola Municipal Abílio Gomes, na capital pernambucana, usam livros didáticos que podem ser proibidos pela Câmara de Vereadores (Sumaia Vilela / Agência Brasil)
Education

Over 95% of Brazilian children go to school: Unicef

The United Nations Children’s Fund, Unicef, today (Nov. 12) launched a study showing the impacts of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Brazilian population.

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Health

Study warns about alcohol consumption in Brazil

Alcohol consumption in Brazil is more alarming than the use of illicit substances, according to the 3rd National Survey on Drug Use by Brazilians, released by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, or Fiocruz.

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General

Homicides in Brazil down 23% in first two months of 2019

A survey released Wednesday (Jun 12) by the Ministry of Justice and Public Security shows a 23 percent reduction in the number of homicides reported in Brazil in the first two months of 2019.

O Conselho Indigenista Missionário (Cimi) divulga relatório Violência Contra os Povos Indígenas no Brasil – Dados de 2017, na sede da Conferência Nacional dos Bispos do Brasil (CNBB), em Brasília.
General

Report uncovers killing of indigenous people, violation of rights

Last year, 110 indigenous people were killed in Brazil, according to data from the Special Secretariat for Indigenous Health, Sesai, linked to the Health Ministry. The cases were included in a report entitled Violence Against Indigenous Peoples – 2017, launched Thursday (Sep.

Rio de Janeiro - A 22ª edição da Parada do Orgulho LGBT (Lésbicas, Gays , Bissexuais, Travestis, Transexuais e Transgêneros) leva milhares de pessoas à Praia de Copacabana (Tânia Rêgo/Agência Brasil)
Human Rights

Lesbians still made invisible and plagued by violence in Brazil

Misogyny, violence, and the lack of visibility within the LGBT movement itself are some of the biggest obstacles that Brazil’s National Lesbian Visibility Day—celebrated on Wednesday (Aug. 29)—aims to address.