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No loopholes for the Federal Council in the arms trade!

Consistency is required in the parliamentary process on the "Corrective Initiative". The Alliance against Arms Exports to Civil War Countries, of which terre des hommes Switzerland is a member, is basically pleased that the indirect counter-proposal to the "Corrective Initiative" intends to amend the War Material Act in its favour. However, the Federal Council wants to be able to continue to evade consistent democratic control by means of a new exemption regulation. Parliament must now close this loophole.

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"Social work is my path" 

Drucila Meireles, pictured here on the right, is a strong woman with an eventful history. As a technical advisor of terre des hommes switzerland in Mozambique, she supports and accompanies the activities of our local partners on sexual violence, empowerment and psycho-social support. Drucila Meireles used to seek help herself in a terre des hommes switzerland youth project in Mozambique. Today she has a particularly good rapport with the young people in the projects. She explains why social work with young people is so important to her.

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No arms exports to Brazil

The Swiss arms business is reaching new record levels. Among the recipient countries are countries like Brazil with a highly problematic human rights situation. Switzerland must do its utmost to stop arms deals with Brazil, demands terre des hommes switzerland. The development organisation supports the corrective initiative, which calls for stronger democratic control over the export of war material to civil war countries.

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