Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: domestic violence

1.5 million black women are victims of domestic violence in Brazil, reveals unpublished analysis


Note from BW of Brazil: Shameful. Outrageous. Horrific. But yet not surprising! In a society that has devalued women of visible African descent for nearly five centuries, today’s report is … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

In Pernambuco, homicide kills 40 times more black women


In Pernambuco, homicide kills 40 times more black women A study shows that, in the northeastern city of Recife, Afro-Brazilian women between 20 and 29 years are killed more than … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lecture addresses rights of black women


 Zélia affirms that the black woman needs to be integrated into the job market  Mônica Conrado was one of the speakers at the event Giovana Miranda seeks to elevate the … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Lecture addresses rights of black women


 Zélia affirms that the black woman needs to be integrated into the job market  Mônica Conrado was one of the speakers at the event Giovana Miranda seeks to elevate the … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · Leave a comment