Location Capanema, Pará
Grantee 2011
Attended areas Human Rights and Civic Engagement

BrazilFoundation 10 anos

In 1997, female workers, members of a maroon settlement from a riverbank region joined together to confront the culture of violence against women, and to promote the recognition of women’s rights, while generating concrete strategies for the exercise of their rights. A BrazilFoundation grantee in 2006, the project Mulheres Protagonistas achieved a seat on the Women’s Rights State Council.

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