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Niamh McNamara

Hello! Bonjour! Olá! I'm an enthusiastic young linguaphile from northern England who has studied French to degree level and Portuguese for two years. Currently living in Lancashire, England with a view to travelling in Brazil in May and then, hopefully, making a move to France later in 2013.

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Brazil: Facebook Censors Photos of the ‘SlutWalk’

  2 June 2012

Not long after the SlutWalk which took place in several Brazilian cities, photos in which some women appear bare-breasted in protest against male chauvinism were deleted by Facebook for “violating the declaration of rights and responsibilities.” The social network has found itself at the core of the debate about the distinction between “gratuitous” nudity, pornography and social activism.

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