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Brazil offers full or nearly full protections in most categories, except Civil and Political Life, Vulnerable Migrants, and Life. In most categories, the laws that exist on paper are well implemented. In the Vulnerable Migrants category, there are some protections for migrant children but not so for disabled migrants or migrant women. In terms of migrant children, both the article of the Constitution and the 1990 Law on the Rights...
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