Category: Violence Reduction

Anonymous to the State – yet incarcerated
27/06/202227/06/2022
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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...

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...

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...