The Situation

Time and again, we come across cases of abuse or sexual exploitation which, despite overwhelming evidence, are never even investigated – let alone prosecuted.

In almost every case we have found, in remote towns along the BR-116, reports of violence against young girls are filed away, dropped or deliberately forgotten – especially when those accused wield a degree of power, influence, or money.

Our Mission

We want to take a stand against this, force those in authority to act and show abusers that they cannot destroy a girl’s life and get away with it. But we can only do it with your help.

We want to create a network of ‘advocates’, people who are committed to writing and posting, at most, one letter per month, a letter which could change a girl’s life for good.

Project 116 will begin once we have at least 500 people signed up. Here’s how it will work…
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1. We Come Together

When we believe international pressure could make a difference, we will email you details of the case and the wording (in Portuguese) of the letter we’d like you to write.

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2. We Make a Stand

2. You write the letter by hand and post it, by registered post preferably, to the address of the judge, mayor, or other authority where we’d like to send it.

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3. We Demand Justice

3. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of letters will arrive from around the world on the doorstep of the person with the power to bring justice to a girl’s life.

Are you ready to be the difference in a young girl’s life?

Please sign up and become a ’116 Advocate’. As soon as at least 500 people have joined we will be in touch.
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