A Primeira Infância no Brasil – Criança dá Trabalho

In Brazil there are 23,141,413 children under 6 years old. This paper addresses issues relating to early childhood in Brazil, the laws that protect and promote the children’s rights in this age group and the situation in which this part of the population is in different contexts – for example, with respect to education and health services. This document contains five sections: (1) Brief Overview on early childhood in Brazil; (2) Violence against children; (3) Community: Why is yours important; (4) Children’s participation; (5) Where is the manual.