Feminists Gather for SlutWalk in Rio: Daily

By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The feminist movement in Rio remains active in pursuing the goal of equal treatment for women.  Yesterday's Marchas das Vadias (SlutWalk), which drew a rumbling crowd of approximately 400 protesters to Copacabana, demonstrated that many in Rio still feel discriminated against.

The SlutWalks are coordinated protests intended to raise awareness of prejudices about rape victims' behavior.    

Yesterday was the second edition of the SlutWalk in Rio and coincided with similar events that took place in other cities in Brazil and around the globe.  The motto of the movement . . .

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