Image from Wall Street International.

1 December 2020 (Wall Street International)* — Brazil is a young and fragile democracy and holds a most shameful record: it’s the country with the highest number of murdered teenagers worldwide.

In 2015 alone, 11,403 boys and girls aged 10 to 19 were homicide victims. Of these, 10,480 were boys – more than the total violent deaths of boys in conflict-affected countries, Syria and Iraq.

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