Video: Brazilian women tackle crime

Brazil's justice ministry recruits women to check violence in crime-infested slums.



    Brazil's ministry of justice is recruiting thousands of women to help reduce violence in the country's slums.

    Known as Women of Peace, their mission is to reach young people before they resort to crime.

    As Al-Jazeera's Lucrecia Franco reports, their efforts are starting to pay off. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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