RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Children have been the greatest victims of rape in Brazil, according to the 2018 Atlas of Violence.
The study was produced by the Institute of Applied Economic Research (Ipea) and the Brazilian Forum of Public Safety (FBSP) and showed that 50.9 percent of reported rape cases in 2016 were committed against minors under 13 years of age.
As if this high rate were not sufficient, one piece of data raises concern regarding sexual crimes: the trade in videos of young children being raped, particularly babies.
Minister Damares Alves has been sounding the alarm on the . . .