With political violence against black women, cis and trans, there is no democracy! Help us put pressure into political parties and the government to guarantee that the Political Violence Law will be applied in these elections.
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In march 8, 2018, a day of Womens fight and days before her murder, Marielle shouted this sentence in the plenary of the City Council of Rio de Janeiro: I will not be interrupted!Since the murder of Marielle, the Marielle Franco Institute has been acting to fight the cases of Political Violence of gender and race, that only increases over time.
We can’t let black women be interrupted anymore. Sign Sign and help press for protection and safety for black candidates!
Gender and Race Political Violence Survey 2021
98% of black candidates suffered at least one type of Political Violence in the last elections, according to a survey on Political Violence carried out by the Marielle Franco Institute.
Eight out of ten women have experienced online violence from misinformation or hate speech.
According to the survey, only 32,6% of black candidates reported some of the cases of violence they suffered.
Among those who made some type of complaint, 28.8% reported it to their own political party and 28,8% filed a police report or reported it to the cybercrime police division.
In 2021, the Political Violence Law was ratified, which aims to guarantee the entry and permanence of women in politics. This will be the first elections with this law in force.
Although all political parties were alerted about the deadline by the Attorney General's Office for Elections, none of them changed their statutes to comply with the Law, neglecting the need to create effective protection and security policies for black women candidates and parliamentarians.
Denounce the lack of implementation of the Law on Political Violence. Act for compliance by the parties and enforcement of the law by state authorities.
Focus on articulating and qualifying the channels for complaints from the State and civil society.
Contribute to the understanding of how Political Violence against black women directly affects Brazilian democracy.
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