Aparecida Suely Carneiro
Fellow Since 1991
Geledés-Inst. da Mulher Negra
This description of Aparecida Suely Carneiro's work was prepared when Aparecida Suely Carneiro was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1991.
Aparecida Suely Carneiro, sociologist and tireless advocate of the rights of black women in Brazil, is setting out to strengthen the emerging black women's movement. Her organization builds bridges between the separate black and women's movements in order to jointly address the particular problems confronted by women of color in Brazil.
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