OUR PROGRAMS

HUMAN RIGHTS, ACCESS TO JUSTICE AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Violence against women is a complex, multidimensional, universal phenomenon. Race and ethnicity, social class, sexual identity among other conditions increases the degree of vulnerability of women in situations of violence.

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HUMAN RIGHTS, SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS

The right to sexual and reproductive autonomy means deciding freely whether or not to have children, when and how many. It also implies on living our sexuality without violence or coercion. This program aims to defend and enforce these rights.

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EMPOWERMENT AND CAPACITY BUILDING ON WOMEN'S HUMAN RIGHTS

Training on women's human rights is key to provide knowledge and skills for empowering the women to defend their rights.

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EMPOWERMENT AND CAPACITY BUILDING OF ADOLESCENTS AND YOUTH

Young people play a fundamental role in building a more just and egalitarian society, acting in the proposition of public policies and in monitoring laws that assure their rights.

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Notícias

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On January 16th, 2020, EMERJ promoted a seminar “Reflections on Gender and Law” with the presentation of the final works of the graduate students of the Course Gender and Law, which is held at Magistrate’s School...

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CEPIA expresses its regret for the death of Nilcea Freire who, throughout her life, acted with great commitment and competence in strengthening human rights in Brazil. Nilcea was the dean of UERJ (State University of Rio de Janeir...

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