Joana Midena Perrone

Joana Midena Perrone

Joana Midena Perrone has a Bachelors' degree in International Relations from the University of Sussex and is currently doing a Masters in Women's Studies at the University of Oxford. Her main research interests are gender-based violence and women's rights, especially in Latin America. You can find her on Twitter at @jollyjellyfish_
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      On September 8th, 2017, the Brazilian government confirmed the killing of indigenous people, members of an uncontacted tribe in the Amazon. Tribe members were reported to have been killed by illegal gold miners – the exact number of victims and any details about their deaths have not been released...
    • How many LGBT murders can Brazil ignore?

      A woman is sitting on the road, in broad daylight – there is blood on her face, which she wipes with her hand. Several men surround her, armed with sticks, stones and slurs – they keep on hitting her and order her into a wheelbarrow. The image shakes as...