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Category Archives: International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day

July 25th: Event marks the International Day of Latin American and Caribbean Black Women in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul


Note from BW of Brazil: Hard to believe, but it’s July 25th once again, and as always, we commemorate the International Day of Latin American and Caribbean Black Women. Some may … Continue reading

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

July 25th, the International Day of Black Women – Date celebrates feminine blackness: read thoughts of 16 women on what it is to be a black woman in Brazil


Note from BW of Brazil: Today, July 25th, is the day in which we celebrate the International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day. And as we do here every year, we … Continue reading

July 25, 2016 · 16 Comments

July 25th is the International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day: Black Women of Brazil raise their voices, call for struggle and unity against racist and sexist oppression


Note from BW of Brazil: Today, July 25th, is a day to celebrate the unique experiences of black women in Latin America and Caribbean. Although International Women’s Day is celebrated … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 3 Comments

"I, black woman, resist": The struggle against racism, prejudice and discrimination in Brazilian society


“Black is my color” by Viviane The 25th of July, the international date of the struggle and resistance of black women, was chosen during the First Meeting of Latin American … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

"I, black woman, resist": The struggle against racism, prejudice and discrimination in Brazilian society


“Black is my color” by Viviane The 25th of July, the international date of the struggle and resistance of black women, was chosen during the First Meeting of Latin American … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

July 25th is the International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day: The day to celebrate the resistance to racism and sexism of black women in Latin American and the Caribbean


The International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day was established on July 25, 1992, in a meeting in the Dominican Republic, and will be celebrated throughout Brazil. Starting from yesterday (July 24), … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

July 25th is the International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day: The day to celebrate the resistance to racism and sexism of black women in Latin American and the Caribbean


The International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day was established on July 25, 1992, in a meeting in the Dominican Republic, and will be celebrated throughout Brazil. Starting from yesterday … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · Leave a comment