The Chamber of Deputies: Brazil does not comply with UN recommendations on Human Rights

‼️ Reports presented this Monday (14) by the Observatório Parlamentar (Portuguese version) of the Commission on Human Rights and Minorities of the Chamber of Deputies show that Brazil is not complying with the recommendations of the United Nations (UN) regarding the improvement of the human rights situation in the country. It has repercussions on the lives of …

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Talkin’ about a Revolution – Tracy Chapman

While not as successful as “Fast Car” (the first single from Tracy Chapman’s debut album), “Talkin’ About a Revolution” has endured. The song focuses on poverty with lines like: “While they’re standing in welfare lines/Crying at the door of the salvation armies/Wasting time in unemployment lines/Sitting around waiting for a revolution”. In 2011, the song …

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“Atypical mothers” ask for measures in a public hearing in the Chamber of Deputies

Mothers of people with disabilities or rare diseases, known as atypical mothers, asked for public support programs, in a public hearing at the Commission for the Defense of Women’s Rights of the Chamber of Deputies, this Friday (11). The deputies Tereza Nelma (PSD-AL) and Léo Moraes (PODE-RO), who requested the debate, cited a 2019 survey by the Brazilian …

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Lula, elected, will resume Agenda 2030, vetoed by Bolsonaro

The president-elect, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, will return to some themes linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda. It is what can be seen when examining his government plan. O documento, de 21 páginas, contains guidelines for the “Program for the Reconstruction and Transformation of Brazil Lula Alckmin 2023-2026”. It …

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Rare diseases, disabilities and “democratic recession”

CLÁUDIO CORDOVIL It was announced on March 21 the new composition of the National Council for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CONADE) for three years (2022-2025). Among the new advisors, representations linked to the universe of rare diseases: Febrararas , AFAG e Associação Brasileira de Síndrome de Williams (ABSW) e Retina Brasil .  This is the conclusion …

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