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Brazil

This page provides an overview of Soroptimist presence, some key UN statistics and the numerical impact of any Soroptimist work using education, empowerment or enabling opportunities.  If any case studies from this country are included on this report, you will see links to them below. Back to Country Reports index Click on the country name […]

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Revive Social Net (Brazil)

A high number of jobs in Canoas are part-time, temporary and informal jobs. It is particularly difficult for young women to attain work. As a result, they are susceptible to sexual exploitation, drug use, sex trafficking and unwanted pregnancy. To address these issues, SI Canoas provided at-risk women with the opportunity to attend a certification […]

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Glacytramujuas Cooking School (Brazil)

This project set out to address the lack of job opportunities available to marginalized women of the Campo Comprido district, who are susceptible to trafficking, drug use and unwanted pregnancy as a result of their poor economic situation. SI Curitiba Gloria created a semi-professional kitchen and classroom to train at-risk girls and women for employment. […]

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SI Rio Negro members with New Times participants

New Times, SI Rio Negro, Brazil

The members of SI Rio Negro, Brazil, provided housekeeping skills training to domestic violence survivors through their club project New Times. Such programmes are particularly important for domestic violence survivors as they allow participants to achieve economic freedom and independence. The club purchased classroom supplies, cleaning equipment and supplies and cooking materials. Club members developed […]

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