RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From a cartoon about child workers to an HBO mini series, Brazil is turning to television and social media to shed light on modern slavery and change attitudes through entertainment.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Leading mobile company Telefonica Brasil and three firms in its supply chain have been found guilty of engaging in slave labor, authorities said on Wednesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rare video of one of Brazil's last uncontacted indigenous tribes has been released to help raise awareness about threats to their survival, campaigners said on Tuesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Brazil will create a new "dirty list" of employers that engaged in modern slavery, drawn from a roster of companies and people found guilty in labor courts of the practice, officials said on Tuesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The government of Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state has expanded an unpaid work scheme for prisoners that human rights experts have denounced as illegal, official documents obtained exclusively by the Thomson Reuters Foundation show.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, June 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation)
- B razil's "dirty list" of employers that have engaged in slave
labor is considered one the country's best tools in its efforts
to end slave labor. When last published, in April, it had about
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Major
businesses in Brazil are using court injunctions to avoid being
named and shamed on the country's slave labor "dirty list" - a
practice that prosecutors and judges said weakened a key tool
designed to stop companies profiting from slavery.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A majority of judges in Brazil's top court has voted to criminalize homophobia in a move welcomed by campaigners concerned about a rollback in gay rights and the murder of hundreds of LGBT+ people every year.
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.