RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday, September 3rd, that he directed the Ministry of Education to draft a bill to prohibit the inclusion of gender issues in elementary schools.

According to Bolsonaro, the measure follows an opinion by the Federal Solicitor General (AGU), that the federal government has jurisdiction to legislate on the issue. The announcement was made through social networks.

"The AGU decides who is responsible for legislating on gender ideology, a matter under federal jurisdiction. I directed the Ministry of Education (MEC), aiming at the principle of the integral protection of children, provided for . . .

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