Category: Violence Reduction

H360 supports research on cannabis regulation in Brazil and comparison with international experiences
19/09/202219/09/2022
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H360 supports research on cannabis regulation in Brazil and comparison with international experiences

The Humanitas360 Institute supports scholarship and research of its collaborator Higor Cauê in the Master Course in Political and Economic Law. Higor works on the theme “Cannabis regulation and (racial) reparation: international experiences and the Brazilian case” in the Stricto Sensu Post Graduation program of the Presbyterian University Mackenzie, in the research line “Citizenship Shaping...

H360 expands and opens another social cooperative in Peruíbe after technical cooperation agreement with Peruíbe’s Second Court “Somos Marias” project
11/09/202211/09/2022
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H360 expands and opens another social cooperative in Peruíbe after technical cooperation agreement with Peruíbe’s Second Court “Somos Marias” project

The Humanitas360 Institute and the Second Judicial Court of the District of Peruíbe will soon open “Casa das Marias”, a space for refuge, technical, assistance, legal and psychological support for women in vulnerable situations, incarcerated and victims of violence. The cooperation agreement was signed with the Second Judicial Court of the District of Peruíbe in...

"Marrom: O musical" , the premiere – Costumes production with the support of the Maranhão cooperative
03/08/202209/08/2022
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"Marrom: O musical" , the premiere – Costumes production with the support of the Maranhão cooperative

In July, the “Marrom: O musical” creator, Jô Santana, and the team of costume designers, Lígia Rocha, Jemima Tuany and Marco Pacheco gave a creative workshop to women incarcerated in the Pedrinhas prison complex, in Maranhão, who are members of the social cooperative created by the Humanitas360 Institute. The cooperative members will produce embroidery and...

Anonymous to the State – yet incarcerated
04/07/202204/07/2022
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Anonymous to the State – yet incarcerated

Three million Brazilians do not have a birth certificate or any civil identification. Without these documents, you can’t have an identity card or CPF (Social Security), access to public health, education or any government assistance programs. The birth certificate is, above all, a guarantee of access to citizenship. One of these cases is that of...

Patrícia Villela Marino is awarded the Afro-Brazilian Civic Merit Medal by Zumbi dos Palmares University
30/05/202231/05/2022
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Patrícia Villela Marino is awarded the Afro-Brazilian Civic Merit Medal by Zumbi dos Palmares University

On May 13th, the President of Humanitas360 Institute, Patrícia Villela Marino, received the Afro-Brazilian Civic Merit Medal, awarded annually by the Zumbi dos Palmares University. In 2022. marks a reflection on the 134 years since the signing of the Lei Áurea, which officially ended slavery in Brazil. The Afro-Brazilian Civic Merit Medal contemplates personalities who...

Documentary “Weaving Freedom”, produced by H360, now available at Itaú Cultural Play
22/03/202227/04/2022
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Documentary “Weaving Freedom”, produced by H360, now available at Itaú Cultural Play

The film “Weaving Freedom”, produced by Patrícia Villela Marino and the Humanitas360 Institute, directed by Luiza Matravolgyi and scripted by Ricardo Anderáos, is now available at Itaú Cultural Play. This documentary tells the story of the construction of cooperatives for incarcerated women, from the original idea, which emerged in Pará as a project by the...

On a women-only panel, Humanitas360 Institute addresses female incarceration at Folha de São Paulo seminar
30/10/202004/12/2020
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On a women-only panel, Humanitas360 Institute addresses female incarceration at Folha de São Paulo seminar

On November 15, the Humanitas360 Institute released the documentary Tecendo a Liberdade (weaving freedom). The film tells the stories of struggle and overcoming of members of the COOSTAFE (Social Cooperative of Female Entrepreneurial Art Work) — the first female inmates cooperative of Brazil, formed in 2014 at the Ananindeua Women’s Reeducation Center (CRF) in Belém,...

Work cooperatives help female prisoners to resocialize
26/10/202026/10/2020
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Work cooperatives help female prisoners to resocialize

Specialists say these projects should be multiplied to decrease recidivism and help women leave the drug trade Article originally published in the Folha de São Paulo newspaper on October 20, 2020. Still small and without state support, labor cooperatives formed by incarcerated women speed up the resocialization process. Inmates learn the craft, set up a...