The pandemic threatens vulnerable families.

Terre des hommes (uk)


Twenty-one of the fifty cities with the highest homicide rates are in Brazil. Children grow up in an environment where violence, drugs and gangs are part of daily life. We reduce violence and protect adolescents by promoting peaceful solutions. Our local experts train professionals on restorative justice, which helps young people escape the vicious cycle of violence.

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Maria lives in the suburbs of Fortaleza. When she broke up with her boyfriend, he began to threaten her. She became afraid. With our help, her ex-boyfriend changed his attitude and Maria once again felt safe.

Maria, a resident of the Fortaleza suburbs


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