Privatization of education and rights violations in Brazil: notes for the Committee on the Rights of the Child

published 9 December 2014 updated 9 December 2014

The report was produced by the Brazilian Campaign for the Right to Education (Brazilian Campaign) and the NGO Ação Educativa, expressing concern around the proliferation of privatisation of education in Brazil and its negative impacts on the right to education. It complements a recent submission to the International Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) by the Brazilian National Association of Centers for the Defense of Child Rights (ANCED) and calls upon the Brazilian State to limit the role of the private sector in education, from preschool to higher education.

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