Human Rights Measure

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Human Rights

Law No. 13.987 (Lei No. 13.987)

Date Enacted: April 2020
Country: Brazil

This law amends Law No. 11,947 of June 16, 2009 with the addition of the following provision: “During the period of suspension of classes in public schools of basic education due to an emergency or public calamity, it is authorized, throughout the national territory, on an exceptional basis, the immediate distribution to parents or guardians of students enrolled in them, with monitoring by CAE [Conselho de Alimentação Escolar/School Feeding Council], of foodstuffs acquired with financial resources received, under the terms of this Law, to the Pnae [Programa Nacional de Alimentação Escolar/The National School Feeding Program] account.”