By Julia Dias [9 min read] Fortaleza, Brazil is the 9th most dangerous city in the world. I lived there for a little over two years and loved it. It has such a rich and vibrant culture that made me feel right at home. However, when I got there, people thought I was crazy to… Read More Rape: another pandemic we didn’t solve
Providing the global conversation with precious insights on what the Brazilian agenda should be for the 2020 decade, Brazil Talk’s Webinar Series “Lessons From Esplanada” brings insights from former Brazilian Ministers about the challenges and opportunities for the largest country in Latin America. On October 28th, join us for the opening of the Webinar Series… Read More Former Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs inaugurates webinar series on the upcoming decade
By Pedro Vormittag [13 min read] The Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, presented to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) last week, proves that one of the most complex human rights challenges of the 21st century unfolds in South America. Meanwhile, in Brazil — Venezuela’s most… Read More How Brazil is forfeiting the responsibility to build solutions for Venezuela
By Nathaniel Archer Lawrence [6 min read] As discussed in my previous piece “Brazil’s Complicated Relationship with Money,” Brazil has cultivated an abundance of financial education initiatives, 1,400 in fact. Among these programs, however, one category remains conspicuously absent: small business. In total, small business represents a mere 1% of total initiatives.
A historical perspective of the water and sanitation governance in Brazil. By Jennifer Jacobowitz Rae INTRODUCTION The access to water and sanitation is a human right that has been discussed internationally since the 1970s. However, it has always been linked to the right to life, health, adequate housing, adequate food, and working conditions; a list… Read More Will bill 3,235/2019 ensure a sustainable water and sanitation universalization in Brazil?