Women running at femicide protest

credit: M.A.f.I.A (Movimiento Argentino de Fotógrafxs Independientes Autoconvocadxs) 

Brazilian activists fight to end violence against women and girls

UN Women

Executive Summary

This video highlights Brazilian activists Sueny Dos Santos Nogueira and Amanda Mota Salgado who are fighting to end gender-based violence in their community. These activists are also members of an NGO named Casa da Mulher Trabalhadora (CAMTRA) who host events to raise awareness of gender-based violence. The video draws attention to the devastating rates of gender-based violence in Brazil and calls on all individuals to take action to end violence against women and girls.

External Authors

UN Women

Media Files

credit: UN Women

“In Brazil, a woman is killed every 2 hours and assaulted every 15 seconds.”



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