Black Women of Brazil

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Black women are ‘stronger’, ‘more resistant to pain’ and other racial stereotypes contribute to unequal medical treatment


Eliane Barbosa da Conceição, researcher: Stereotypes about blacks effect medical treatment If a black woman and a white woman both need emergency obstetric care, the Brazilian physician will choose the … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 2 Comments