Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

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

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

In the southern city of Porto Alegre, health numbers reflect racial inequality; While 8.2% of white children under the age of five die from HIV, the rate for black children jumps to 54%

Marco Quintana Elaine Soares presented HIV stats data at a seminar in July in the city of Porto Alegre In Porto Alegre, located in the southern state of Rio Grande … Continue reading

September 20, 2012 · Leave a comment