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July 6, 2015

On July 1, a packed House of Representatives in Brasilia voted against lowering the age at which a child can be tried and sent to an adult jail. But although large sectors of the country celebrated...

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June 29, 2015

Amnesty International USA joined the Brazilian nongovernmental organization Conectas Direitos Humanos in calling on the Brazilian Congress to refrain from creating a serious setback to children’s r...

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April 29, 2015

The life of a 10-year-old girl who is pregnant after having been raped by her stepfather is in danger. Despite the high risk this pregnancy poses and her mother’s request, access to safe abortion h...

Victory
April 15, 2015

Celia Ismalej and her 18-month-old son have been released from detention after being granted asylum protection in the USA.

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