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Brazil: 'The Police only come to collect the bodies'

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: AMR 19/003/2008

Women in Brazil's excluded communities are struggling to live their lives and fight for justice against a backdrop of criminal and police violence, discrimination and state neglect. In this leaflet Amnesty International calls on the Brazilian authorities to: implement projects to meet the specific needs of these women; take immediate steps to improve access to crèche facilities; and, address the factors which are limiting access to health for women in socially excluded communities.

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