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The Observatório de Favelas (“Slum Observatory”) is a social organization that undertakes research, consultancy and public actions to produce knowledge and elaborate political proposals focused on slums and urban issues. The Observatório aims at implementing an agenda of “Rights to the City” based on a new definition of the slums, extending this to public policies.

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Favela Observatory seeks to Promote territorial That development gives the status of the slum inhabitants citizens, members of the city in full possession of Their rights in the urban space:

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Rua Teixeira Ribeiro, 535, Maré
Rio de Janeiro – RJ
Cep: 21044-251 / Map


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