Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: World Health Organization

Study confirms obesity epidemic in Brazil; at current pace, in 10 years, number of overweight/obese Brazilians will equal that of the US


Eliana do Rosário Santos Amaral, from Bahia, as an adolescent and as an adult    Note from BW of Brazil: While Brazilians, particularly the women, have an international reputation for being … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 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

"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