The Educational and Cultural Play Center of Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro
The center was established in 2004 with the assistance of CIESPI in association with PUC-Rio and professionals as well as youth in the community of Rocinha who were active in the areas of education and culture. It is a Point of Culture characterized by mobile activities that focus on the areas of education, health and culture. Its aim is to build a space for debate and action that values Rocinha's history, memory, culture and educational practices, and its playfulness and freedom of creation. Visit the NEW BLOG with CIESPI's over 10 years vast collection.
The Legal Database (Base Legis) is an ongoing virtual historical archive on Brazilian constitutions, laws, bills, and decrees on children and adolescents. It also contains international treaties, declarations, accords and agreements on children and adolescents, containing legislative documents dating from the early nineteenth century to the present day (1831 to 2017). BASE LEGIS International is a collection referring to the main international legal instruments and treaties about the rights of children and adolescents, of which Brazil is a signatory.
This database is updated on a continuing basis, is open to the public, and has search capacities.
Childhood in Numbers
Childhood in Numbers includes key indicators about children and youth in Brazil, and in major metropolitan regions including Rio de Janeiro. CIESPI´s work on these data is conducted in partnership with the Department of Economics at PUC-Rio, with the DataZoom team. The new indicators are based on Demographic Censuses (2000 and 2010) and National Household Survey Samples (2004 and 2014), produced by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). DataZoom is a portal that offers free packages in stata that help the manipulation of IBGE microdata. Childhood in Numbers presents essential statistics for the understanding the condition of children in Brazil.