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Reducing Homicide in Brazil: Insights Into What Works

April 14, 2019

Brazilians have an uneasy but enduring co-existence with homicide. Over 1,060,000 of them have been murdered since 2000. 

Despite that, attempts to adopt a comprehensive national strategy to reduce the murder rate have sputtered. As the Brazilian government struggles to launch a new federal agenda to fight crime and corruption, it would do well to consider subnational efforts to tackle the problem. 

Not all the violent crime reductions strategies that have sprung up in states like Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais...

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