Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

1.5 million black women are victims of domestic violence in Brazil, reveals unpublished analysis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

Black Women and Power: We can too!


  Photos: Left to right, top row and bottom row: Benedita da Silva, Federal Deputy and first black woman to serve as governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Célia Sacramento, … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment