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Social violence

Internet and School Violence

Coauthors Bruno Ferreira and Ester Athanásio According to a recent survey, hate speech spread on the Internet has increased in Brazil, with special emphasis on religious discrimination, xenophobia and neo-Nazism.

Will the culture of human rights overcome hatred?

Coauthor André Bakker da Silveira Seventy-five years on from the birth of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it is astonishing to note that...

Societies in crisis favor extremism and suicide among young people

Coauthors Luís Carlos Petry and André Bakker da Silveira Some children and young people frustrated with their social and emotional conditions, having lost all hope, seek refuge in misogynistic groups that reinforce their feelings.

What school do we want for our young people in Brazil?

Coauthors Paula Alves and Michele Bravos Between 2002 and 2023, there were 24 attacks against schools in Brazil, resulting in 45 deaths and 137 injured people, according to the Sou da Paz Institute.

Ecuador has become a school of violence

In response to the recent wave of violence in Ecuador, all schools in four cities in one of the poorest provinces closed their doors for several days.

Haiti, hostage of criminal organizations

Haitian authorities have shown signs of weakness before the criminal organizations' military might and the spokespersons of the interim government have called on citizens to defend themselves.