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· October, 2013

Stories about Brazil from October, 2013

31 October 2013

Negahamburguer's Street Art Raises the Self-Esteem of Brazilian Women

Artist Negahamburguer works to spread messages of love in São Paulo for women that live in conflict with themselves because of their bodies.

30 October 2013

Documentary Explores 90s Rap Culture in Sao Paulo

100% Bolivian: Video of Life as a Migrant in São Paulo

A mini-documentary produced by our partner Agência Pública, shows the life of a second generation Bolivian migrant in the centre of São Paulo.

24 October 2013

This Weekend at Developing Latin America 2013 Apps Challenge (Part II)

Technology for Transparency Network

This past weekend has been very productive for Developing Latin America Apps Challenge. Here we bring you the second part of the compendium of what happened.

Brazilian Police Seize Activists’ ‘Subversive’ Books

"The warrant makes it clear that police are investigating the political organizations that are somehow embedded in this year's protests, trying to identify (read: forge) a conspiracy."

22 October 2013

WhatsApp Sex Tape in Brazil Prompts Internet Meme Blaming Victim

A 19-year-old is the latest victim of a private sex tape going public without consent. The incident has sparked a debate about women's sexual liberty in Brazil.

19 October 2013

Free Expression, Right to Information Focus of Blog Action Day Brazil

Online censorship and police repression on the streets are problems yet to be overcome in Brazil, bloggers wrote.

11 October 2013

GV Face: Fighting for an Open Internet in Brazil

AdvoxGV Face

This week on GV Face, we talk with Brazil author Raphael Tsavkko, Internet policy expert Carolina Rossini and Joana Varon, an author of Brazil's Marco Civil da Internet bill.

Re-Imagining Lusophony and Decolonizing the Mind

VIDEO: Lend Your Voice to a Dead Poet

From Brazil to the World: the Marco Civil and Internet Governance

The path that Brazil is taking towards the development of digital policies and Internet governance could serve as the model for the rest of the world.

4 October 2013

‘Enough Forced Evictions!': Amnesty International Takes On Brazil World Cup Construction

As a result of infrastructure improvements ahead of the World Cup and Olympics, thousands of families are being forcefully evicted in Rio de Janeiro.

1 October 2013

‘Mainstream Media Isn't Enough': The Rise of Brazilian Media Collective Nigeria

Pedro Rocha of media collective Coletivo Nigéria tells about the experience producing the documentary "Vandalism" about Brazil's Vinegar Revolt protests earlier this year.

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