SÃO PAULO, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Quando Valéria
Rodrigues acompanha a polícia brasileira em operações de resgate
de mulheres transgênero vítimas de tráfico humano para
prostituição, ela vai armada com guloseimas - chocolate, pão,
pedaços de frutas.
SAO PAULO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Valeria Rodrigues accompanies Brazilian police on dawn raids to rescue transgender women trafficked into prostitution, she goes armed with snacks - chocolate, bread, pieces of fruit.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A comment from President Jair Bolsonaro that Brazil must not become a "gay tourism paradise" sparked concerns that LGBT+ people will avoid traveling to the country, fearing violence, campaigners and industry representatives said on Friday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A main government body responsible for the fight against slavery and labor infractions in Brazil is in a "calamitous" state, leading to a lower number of victims being rescued in recent years, top government officials told Congress on Thursday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cash-strapped Rio de Janeiro is using prisoners as "volunteer workers" to maintain jails in a move that human rights experts said was illegal and treated inmates like slaves.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Organizers of an international music festival in Sao Paulo were formally accused on Wednesday by a workers' union of using homeless people to build its stages and subjecting them to slavery-like conditions.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The maker of two of Brazil's biggest fashion brands was named to the country's "dirty list" of companies that have engaged in slave labor, with workers putting in excessive hours for scarcely any pay, government officials said on Wednesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, 14 Mar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A
polícia brasileira desmantelou uma quadrilha de tráfico de
pessoas cujas vítimas eram mulheres transgênero. Segundo
declaração das autoridades, a quadrilha oferecia arcar com os
custos de cirurgias e depois forçava as mulheres a praticarem a
prostituição para pagar a dívida.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Police in Brazil have dismantled a human trafficking ring that targeted transgender women, offering to cover the cost of surgery then forcing them into prostitution to pay for it, authorities said on Wednesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An ongoing investigation into a religious cult in Brazil has found 79 people in slavery-like conditions on a farm, federal authorities said on Friday.