fbpx

Tag: women

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Canadian musician and assistant director to the ‘Escola de Música da Rocinha’ (Rocinha Music School) chamber orchestra, Vanessa Rodrigues, will be joining the ‘bateria’ (drum section) of samba school Feitiço...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a new survey from the Brazilian Public Security Forum, more than sixteen million women, comprising some 27 percent of the Brazilian population, have suffered some type of physical...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a disturbing new report from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), in only the first few weeks of 2019, 126 gender-based murders of women along with 67 murder...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, November 24th, will see the ‘Primeiro Encontro Nacional de Mulheres na Roda de Samba’ (First National Meeting of Women in the Samba Circle) being held simultaneously in states...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, November 7th, critically-acclaimed indie four-piece Warpaint will be playing a one-off show at Hub RJ in Rio’s Santo Cristo neighborhood, with support being provided by Brazilian rockers Carne...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This year’s elections for president, state governors and congressional representatives in Brazil shows an increase in the number of female and minority candidates. Yet despite the growing diversity, wealthy...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a just-released study, between January and July of 2018, women in Rio de Janeiro state were subjected to some form of sexual misconduct (sexual harrassment, public lewdness, inappropriate...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An estimated seven thousand people took to the streets of Copacabana near Copacabana Palace in Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone) on Sunday, July 29th, in the fourth annual "Black Women's...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Starting at 4PM, this Thursday, July 12th there will be a march, entitled ‘Quanto Mais Tem Que Morrer Pra Essa Guerra Acabar?’ (How Many More Have to Die for This...

LATEST NEWS

WEATHER

Rio de Janeiro
few clouds
28.2 ° C
30 °
27 °
78 %
1kmh
20 %
Wed
31 °
Thu
30 °
Fri
31 °
Sat
31 °
Sun
31 °
error: Content is protected !!