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ZIMMERMANN, Clóvis Roberto. Social programs from a human rights perspective: the case of the Lula administration’s family grant in Brazil.Translated byFrancis Aubert. Sur [online]. 2006, vol.1Selected edition, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1806-6445.

The Family Grant has become one of the major programs for reducing hunger in Brazil; for a significant number of poor families, the benefits of this Program are the only possible source of income. From the human rights perspective, however, this Program still presents a series of obstacles, which are reviewed in this essay.

Keywords : Social policies; Eradication of hunger; Eradication of poverty; Family Grant.

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