Paper in Semoc

Yesterday I gave a paper in a panel on Human Rights and Social Policy organised by my colleague Anete Leal Ivo during the 18th Scientific Mobilisation Week (SEMOC) of the Catholic University of Salvador (UCSAL). The SEMOC is a big event that involves the participation of academics from different countries and personnel from government agencies, … Continue reading Paper in Semoc

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Violence in Bahia

5,450 people were murdered in the state of Bahia in 2014. In terms of absolute numbers of deaths, this is the highest level in the country and far higher, for example, than São Paulo. Bahia's capital, Salvador, is now the sixth most violent metropolitan city in Brazil according to the Federal Justice Ministry. It is … Continue reading Violence in Bahia