Violence against women in Brazil: it is time to break the silence

by Talita Nascimento May 29th, 1983. It is almost midnight, the biopharmacist Maria da Penha Fernandes is sleeping when her husband shoots her, leaving her paraplegic for life. Marco Antônio Heredia Viveros, her husband, was an economist and professor at that time. They first met at the University of São Paulo (USP), one of the… Read More Violence against women in Brazil: it is time to break the silence