Jurema Werneck is a Black feminist activist and coordinator of the Criola organization –  a Black Women’s NGO in Rio de Janeiro. As a medical doctor, Jurema is an active speaker on and has written extensively about issues of great concern of the Black movement such as Black population health and public policy, specifically Brazilian Black women’s health, gender and race-based affirmative action.

Read here Dr. Werneck’s piece "The Color of Justice".

Read here Dr. Werneck’s article "OF IALODÊS AND FEMINISTS, Reflections on Black Women’s Political Action in Latin America and the Caribbean".   

 



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