Extortion through kidnappings has become a constant presence in the daily routine of citizens of São Paulo.
Girls' education is emerging as one of the top priorities of the international development community.
More than a hundred million children have never spent a day in school. Time for School spotlights the global crisis in access to education.
Ten years ago, filmmaker Bruno Sorrentino began recording the lives of eight newborn babies from around the world. In 1992, world leaders met in Brazil for the Earth Summit on sustainable development. There they made plans and promises to conquer the global problems of overpopulation, over-consumption and poverty. In the ten years since, Sorrentino has revisited the children repeatedly and recorded how their lives have been affected by the issues discussed at Rio.
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