Officials in Brazil Sanction Nutrition a Constitutional Human Right

11.11.2009 - Brasilia - Agencia Púlsar

The initiative to establish nutrition as a human right of Brazil’s constitution received backing by an overwhelming majority; with 374 votes in favor and only 2 against the inclusion of the ammendment.

The initiative will go through a second round of voting, with a high probability of being approved.

This proposal was generated among organizations linked to family farming and agro-ecology with the objective of establish as law that nutrition is a human right under the directive of the Brazilian Constitution.

If approved, the amendment will be included in article 6 of the Constitution of Brazil, recognizing social rights such as health, education, employment and housing.

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