Research Shows Increase in Violence Against Transgender People in Brazil

In the first half of 2020, 89 transgender people were murdered.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the first half of this year, 89 transgender people were murdered in Brazil, 39 percent more than the same period in 2019, according to the National Association of Transvestites and Transsexuals (ANTRA).

For the association, the numbers expose how the omission of government authorities has contributed to placing them at the center of a broad context of vulnerability, which now includes the impact of the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?