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Dramatic, animated infographics showing the number of young people being assassinated in Brazil, and making comparisons with countries such as Iraq and Afghanistan. Part of Amnesty International (Brazil)'s campaign. Video: Anistia Internacional, 2014 (in Portugues)

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30,000 young people are assassinated every year in Brazil. Of these 77 per cent are black. We want to see these young people living! Video: Anistía Internacional Brasil. 8 November 2014, (in Portuguese, English subtitles available)
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A documentary about María Jesús Sanhueza, one of the leaders of the 2006 secondary school student protests in Chile, known (for their school uniforms) as the Revolución Pinguina (Penguin Revolution). All over Chile, students occupied their schools, demanding free public education. Video: RealDaisyGirls. Published Dec 2012
Rios de Encontro (Rivers of Meeting), is an eco-cultural and socio-educational project based in the community of Cabelo Seco, Pará, Brazil. The project spent the last two weeks of November in national and international activities to celebrate the role of young arts-educators who, in the midst of worrying and uncertain times, are searching for creative ways to promote social...
A factory fire on June 22 in the Las Malvinas district of Lima, Peru, that killed four young people has drawn official and international attention to the sometimes deadly risk posed by the country’s use of forced labor, or slave labor. This tragedy, the International Labor Organization says, revealed that the Peruvian factory had operated in an abusive manner that...
A new initiative is being made in Bogota to help women stand up to machismo and to get men to change their behaviour
Venezuela's opposition parties reject quotas for women election candidates, but the government's own record on gender lags behind most countries in the Region.
Herself weighing only 34 kilos, she is pregnant after being raped by her stepfather. The church, law and the government say she cannot have an abortion. Paraguay is divided.
In her second term as president, Michelle Bachelet seems in a hurry to push through wide-ranging reforms, despite opposition in Congress and a dip in her popularity ratings
A photography exhibition and a theatre play bring the problems of reconciliation and healing in a divided society like El Salvador to London audiences.

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