In recent weeks, many Brazilians have followed the sad and difficult journey of a rape victim child in search of the realization of his right to legal and safe abortion. Although she was protected by legislation, the 10-year-old girl, who became pregnant after being raped by her own uncle in the city of São Mateus, in the north of Espírito Santo, needed judicial authorization to have access to the pregnancy interruption procedure.
Women’s Rights: Why is legal abortion in a rape victim child being questioned?
Side Effects of the Pandemic on Corporate Human Rights Obligations: Covid-19 and the rediscussion of the existential minimum
The schism caught in the Brazilian jurisprudence about the (non) recognition of the labor bond between the so-called “entrepreneurial partners” of the application services and the companies that are behind these apps in the sharing economy has gained a new topic with the global pandemic state caused by the new coronavirus. If the discussion on the subject was already controversial in labor courts across the country, the economic difficulties arising from the adoption of the indispensable social distance measures recommended by the World Health Organization have increased the problems faced by those who provide services via apps.
Why Bolsonaro investigates anti-fascists? Political surveillance and authoritarianism in Brazil
At the end of July 2020, it was revealed by UOL that the Secretariat of Integrated Operations (Seopi) of the Ministry of Justice (MJ) secretly produced a dossier on 579 people. Among them, public security officials and intellectuals, investigated for alleged links with anti-fascist groups or positions critical to the Bolsonaro government.