The Brazilian Government is committed to protecting human rights; the first National Plan for Human Rights was unveiled in 1996. Principle human rights concerns include police violence and impunity, poor prison conditions, access to legal advice, violence and discrimination against indigenous communities and landless people, human trafficking, major deficiencies in the realization of children’s rights, tortures, working conditions, and corruption with relative impunity for those involved.
Voting is mandatory for all literate citizens ages 18-70. Voting is optional for illiterate citizens and for citizens ages 16-17 and over 70.
The labour market is characterized by well-developed regulations and
The overall freedom to start, operate, and close a business is limited by
Companies operating in
Tax regulations are mentioned as the single most problematic factor for doing business in