Tag: Violência

Child soldiers from Congo find peace and friends in Capoeira


Capoeira for Peace (Capoeira por la Paix) has just made its first “baptism” and graduation at the Democratic Republic of Congo. The program uses capoeira to resocialize children who had been used as soldiers by armed groups in the African country. The initiative of the Brazilian Embassy and Unicef, with the support of the Amada […]



We promoted out first great public demonstration on December 17, 1993, when the city stopped for two minutes to ask for peace, consolidating Viva Rio as an important and active social movement in the debate about Rio de Janeiro. The city was then facing a period of extreme violence, including two deadly slaughteres in Candelária Church and […]