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Project Idea No. 1023
By: Aleta Ross from Conestoga High School, Pennsylvania

Educating Brazilian Women and Minorities About their Rights

I want to create an accessible program that educates Brazilian women and minorities about their rights in easy-to-understand terms. This program would help survivors and people affected by the violence the plagues this country, as well as those who might not otherwise have the resources or knowledge to speak out against injustices. This program would be especially relevant in the wake of the election of President Jair Bolsonaro, who has demonstrated sexism, racism, xenophobia, and anti-LGBTQ+ views in many speeches and statements.

Focus on Brazil

This project addresses the following sustainability goals in Brazil: