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Isadora Varejão

New York-based journalist from Rio de Janeiro with a degree in social journalism from the City University of New York. Creator of the Women Against Violence Experiment (W.A.V.E.), which uses Theater of the Oppressed to promote awareness of domestic violence.

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Latest posts by Isadora Varejão

19 March 2020

Even with renewed laws, Brazil struggles to protect women amid rising femicide

Brazil has never had that many laws tackling violence against women. Yet it ranks fifth in femicides worldwide.

6 March 2019

Carnival in Brazil looked extra orange this year as people protested ‘Bolsogate’ scandal

In Brazil, the Portuguese word for orange, "laranja,” is also slang for intermediaries of fraudulent financial schemes.

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