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Brazilian based Faith Organizations and Christian Aid addressing LGBT rights

Brazil: LGBT rights and Faith Based Organisations commitment
Inequality in Brazil is rooted in theexclusion of millions due to racial and ethnical dimension, gender and social class. In this context Sexualities can undermine the development preventing people to access their rights.  The LGBT population is marginalized fromhealth services, education, and labour market as they suffer prejudice from people and institutions.  According to recent study Violence and Inequality, commissioned by CA to the partner SOF, in Brazil there are 60,000 thousand couples self-declared as a same sex partners. Nevertheless the increasing violence exposes the inequality and prejudice against the LGBT population which takes places in public areas and is perpetrated by neighbours or anonymous people. Gender inequality is at the heart of the rooted inequality in Brazilian Society and to overcome it is necessary not only to change norms and prejudice but also the economic, political and social power that…