Women March on Brasília Seeking Equal Rights, More Representation

The indigenous women of Latin America will start the marches on Tuesday followed by the Daisy March on Wednesday, which is expected to draw a crowd of over 100,000 women.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s capital, Brasília, will be taken over by women this week. The two scheduled marches, one by indigenous women of Latin America and the other by rural women of Brazil, are expected to gather more than 100,000 women in the nation’s capital, said the organizers. Both marches seek better representation for women and equal rights.

“The 1st March of Indigenous Women aims to bring up discussions such as land rights, government policies, the violence of gender, machismo, and homophobia,” says Sonia Guajajara, executive coordinator of the Brazilian Indigenous Peoples Articulation (APIB), the . . .

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