Post Tagged with: "Brazil"

Brazilian Teen Rapper MC Soffia Writes Lyrics That Empower Young Black Girls & Tackle Racism

Brazilian Teen Rapper MC Soffia Writes Lyrics That Empower Young Black Girls & Tackle Racism

Remember the name MC Soffia, because this teen girl is making a name for herself in Brazil. Since the age of 6, Soffia Rocha has aspired to be a rapper […]

February 12, 2018 ×
Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

  Brazil has one of the highest rates of female homicide in the world. A report from Mapa da Violencia, a nonprofit group that tracks violent crime in Latin America’s largest […]

April 24, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY – A Collection Of Female Athlete Badassery From The Rio Olympics

FEMINIST FRIDAY – A Collection Of Female Athlete Badassery From The Rio Olympics

It’s Fri-YAY! And as the 2016 Rio Olympics come to a close, we would like to, no wait, we NEED to take some time to pay homage to the incredible […]

August 19, 2016 ×
New Feminist Beer Campaign ‘Cerveja Feminista’ Is Challenging Sexism In Advertising

New Feminist Beer Campaign ‘Cerveja Feminista’ Is Challenging Sexism In Advertising

When you think of beer advertising, you think of a group of men crowded around a bar watching sports, chugging a few cold ones down, right? Why is it that […]

April 3, 2015 ×
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Signs New Zero-Tolerance Femicide Law

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Signs New Zero-Tolerance Femicide Law

Every five minutes in Brazil, a woman is beaten, and in 70 percent of the cases, the aggressor is a boyfriend, husband, ex-partner or male family member. A study from […]

March 18, 2015 ×
The Anti Anorexia Campaign Giving ‘Thinspiration’ A Run For It’s Money

The Anti Anorexia Campaign Giving ‘Thinspiration’ A Run For It’s Money

A Brazilian modeling agency has launched a shocking and confronting campaign that they hope will rid the fashion industry of unhealthy body standards once and for all. Star Models has […]

May 1, 2013 ×
Brazilian Teen Blogger Uses Social Media To Expose Problems Within Her School

Brazilian Teen Blogger Uses Social Media To Expose Problems Within Her School

Remember the name Isadora Faber, as she may very well be a future Brazilian president in a few decades (or less!). The 13 year old from Santa Catarina is just […]

December 19, 2012 ×