Category: Violence Reduction

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...

H360 and FHC Foundation launch webinar series to discuss violence and drug legalization
01/10/202001/10/2020
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H360 and FHC Foundation launch webinar series to discuss violence and drug legalization

The first meeting took place on September 9 with the theme “Racism and Public Security,” and was attended by Hélio Santos, lawyer Elizeu Lopes, historian Dudu Ribeiro and sociologist Samira Bueno. The Humanitas360 Institute and the Fernando Henrique Cardoso Foundation held on September 9 the webinar “Public Security and Racism,” the first of four panels...

An Open Conversation with Patrícia Villela Marino – Shape The World With Yemi – 30/09/2020
30/09/202013/11/2020
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An Open Conversation with Patrícia Villela Marino – Shape The World With Yemi – 30/09/2020

#shapetheworld is a series of open conversations hosted by Yemi Babington-Ashaye for people who care about global and local issues. It is an open approach to real issues that are affecting the world: unemployment, inequality, genomics, the fourth industrial revolution, pandemics and more. Together we learn from the diversity that audience participation brings, we explore...

Humanitas360 inaugurates social cooperative in São Luís women’s prison unit
03/09/202003/09/2020
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Humanitas360 inaugurates social cooperative in São Luís women’s prison unit

The Humanitas360 Institute inaugurated last Wednesday (August 26th) morning the Cuxá Cooperative, an initiative that will encourage social entrepreneurship among imprisoned women in Pedrinhas (the São Luís Women’s Prison Unit). The project is a partnership formed with the Government of Maranhão, through the State Penitentiary Administration Office (SEAP-MA) and the National Justice Council of Brazil...

Humanitas360 get together with Maranhão women of the Mulheres do Brasil Group
03/08/202003/08/2020
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Humanitas360 get together with Maranhão women of the Mulheres do Brasil Group

In July, the president of Humanitas360, Patrícia Villela Marino, joined a conversation with Maranhão women of the Grupo Mulheres do Brasil (the Brazilian Women Group). The Zoom meeting was mediated by the entrepreneur Patrícia Maranhão and had guests from the group, who had a chance to get to know the work developed by H360. The...

H360 holds a virtual meeting with women from Lili Cooperative
02/06/202002/06/2020
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H360 holds a virtual meeting with women from Lili Cooperative

On May 26, in partnership with the Instituto Responsa, the Humanitas360 Institute held a virtual meeting with the members of Cooperative Lili, a group that was formed within the Women’s Penitentiary II of Tremembé. At the meeting, they had a mini-course of ideas to generate extra income in this period of crisis, besides psycho-social assistance....