Sur - Revista Internacional de Direitos Humanos
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ZIMMERMANN, Clóvis Roberto. Social programs from a human rights perspective: the case of the Lula administrations 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.