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About Rebecca Souza

Rebecca Souza is a Romani woman and a decolonial feminist. She works as an activist in Belém, Pará, in northern Brazil, with women from traditional peoples against the construction of dams on rivers in the Amazon. Rebecca is a  member of the Coletivo Mangueiras - Jovens por direitos sexuais e reprodutivos (Mangueiras collective - youth for sexual and reproductive rights) and a civil society advisor for UN Women.

Articles by Rebecca Souza

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Las mujeres de los ríos y los bosques ¿tienen debates feministas?

En el norte de Brasil, más allá del alcance de internet y la televisión, el activismo feminista está sembrando las semillas de un movimiento revolucionario y decolonial. English

The women of the rivers and forests have feminist debate?

Beyond the reach of the internet and television in northern Brazil, feminist activism in the forests, on the boats and in the camps is sowing the seeds of a revolutionary and decolonial movement. Read Part 1.

Between tradition and feminism: modern Amazonas

“We have our world and we are building feminism into it.” In the last two decades there has been a rebirth of the Amazons in the struggle for women's rights. Part 1. Part 2.

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