Tag: feminicide

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Between 2016 and 2020, 35,000 children and adolescents were murdered in Brazil, an average of 7,000 per year, according to an unprecedented study by the Brazilian Forum for Public Safety and UNICEF released on...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The negligence of the Jair Bolsonaro government in fighting the pandemic has imposed severe setbacks to the country, in addition to the death of more than 337,300 people by Covid-19. The assessment is made by...
By Dorah Feliciano, Contributing Reporter BRASILIA, BRAZIL – To give battered women a voice and gather more precise data on domestic violence, the Commission for the Defense of Women's Rights in Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies launched last week the "I...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a disturbing new report from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), in only the first few weeks of 2019, 126 gender-based murders of women along with 67 murder...



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