On April 17, 2016 everyone across Brasil glued themselves to the television to watch Congress vote on the impeachment process against Partido das Trabalhadores (PT) president Dilma Rousseff. It was a historic moment, not just for the fragile Brasilian democracy that was installed in 1985, but also as one of the few opportunities for Brasilian […]
Author: Marie Declercq
Marie Declercq was born and lives in São Paulo. She has a degree in law and currently works as a journalist for Vice Brasil, where she writes about sexuality, subcultures and feminism.
Written exclusively for Brasil Wire by Marie Declercq. The experience of being a woman in Brasil often seems to be limited to a part in the cliche that it is the country of beautiful beaches, football and women. Although this is often used as a form of praise, it also restricts woman’s role to the […]