In an article published in several outlets, Denise Dora, vice president of training at the Brazil fund, analyzed progress since the Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing 20 years ago.
The broad discussion included such subjects as inequalities, discrimination, progress, the gains and the challenges remaining.
Among the outlets that published the board member’s article was the Correio Braziliense, a newspaper from Brasília (DF). See it here (Portuguese only).
In an article published on our site and shared on social networks, Taciana Gouveia, projects coordinator at the foundation, also reflected on the date and the advancements made by women. Read it here (Portuguese only).
“We haven’t attained even half of what we’d like to. We’ve had some changes, but no radical modification. And new issues have arisen”, she said.
Brazil Fund executive director Ana Valéria Araújo is one of those interviewed in the article, “Activists of the 21st century — They can change the world”, in the special 15th anniversary edition of the magazine Bons Fluidos, published by Abril. “Fortunately, there is a wave of engagement in society that hasn’t been seen in a while”, she confirms in the article. “Everyone who sees rights violations and inequalities they disagree with on a daily basis and wants to do something about it, besides just getting outraged, is a potential activist”. See it here (Portuguese only).