Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Study shows a 15% increase in the number of blacks living in extreme poverty


Note from BW of Brazil: Anyone who has studied sociology or statistics knows that stats and numbers on various topics can be twisted or presented in different manners, while highlighting … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pink October (Outubro Rosa): Addressing the unequal access of black women to breast care exams


Note from BW of Brazil: In our continuing coverage of health and health care inequalities in Brazil, the following report highlights the differences as specifically measured by access to breast … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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