Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Fundação Getúlio Vargas

Still victims of racism in the job market, blacks are now half of micro and small business owners


Note from BW of Brazil: Various studies have shown that 125 years after the end of slavery, Afro-Brazilians continue to experience racism and inequalities in many areas of Brazilian society. … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Afro-Brazilians suffer ‘institutionalized discrimination’ in health services, says director of NGO


Besides having less access to health care than whites, the black population also suffers from an”institutionalized discrimination” in public health services in the country, according to the director of the … Continue reading

January 29, 2012 · Leave a comment