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PWDs: fighting for a ‘normal’ life

December 3, 2014

A lot has been going on so that people with disabilities are no longer recognized by derogatory names and have their civil rights respected. The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (PWD), created in 1992 by the United Nations was an important step in this path. However, there is a still a lot to be done in Brazil, especially in relation to urban facilities.


Rio’s Security Secretary defends Disarmament Statute

December 2, 2014

The Public Security Secretary of the State of Rio de Janeiro, José Mariano Beltrame, defended the Disarmament Statute in this video, posted on December 2. According to him, the Statute is a “very important tool and cannot be changed.