Instituto Terra, Trabalho Cidadania (ITTC)
The Institute for Land Work and Citizenship - ITTC is a human rights organization founded in 1997 and its vision is to eradicate gender inequality, guarantee rights and combat mass incarceration. The search for gender equality is a necessity especially in the prison and justice system that reproduce violence and discrimination, reinforcing gender stereotypes and roles. All forms of deprivation of liberty affect families, communities and societies as a whole, especially women, who, due to a social construct, are held responsible for family bonds. ITTC’s mission is to promote access to justice and the rights of prisoners, and to produce knowledge, through constant and systematic action in the following areas: direct assistance, advocacy and rights education.