Posts tagged feminism
For the original article in Marie Claire in Portuguese click here.
Over the past five years anthropologist Walquiria Domingues Leão Rêgo has witnessed a change in behavior in the poorest, and probably most sexist, areas of Brazil. The money provided by the federal income subsidy program Bolsa Família has brought the power of choice to women. They now decide everything from the grocery list to whether to file for divorce.
A revolution is underway. Silent and slow—52 years after the creation of the More >
CatComm recently surveyed some of the most active women community leaders in our network about womanhood and community leadership to get a sense of women’s voices and knowledge across Rio’s communities. This is the second article in the series. View video interview with Giordana Moreira here.
In 2005, journalist Giordana Moreira covered Brazil’s first National Meeting of Women Graffiti Artists. As it came to an end she had inadvertently solidified the weblike connections between her personal interests in politics, art and gender issues. She became interested in the particular situation of women graffiti artists.
Giordana realized that graffiti’s nature, being a street art like other elements of More >