Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Organization emphasizes growing concerns about the health of black women; thesis focuses on black woman’s ability to cope with the challenges posed by prejudice


Growing concerns about the health of black women in the state of Piauí (1) Black women develop specific health problems, diseases are inherent to the genes of ethnicity, combined with … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Study confirms obesity epidemic in Brazil; at current pace, in 10 years, number of overweight/obese Brazilians will equal that of the US


Eliana do Rosário Santos Amaral, from Bahia, as an adolescent and as an adult    Note from BW of Brazil: While Brazilians, particularly the women, have an international reputation for being … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment