publication . Bachelor thesis . 2016

Brazilian Feminism on the Rise : A case study on Brazilian feminist cyberactivism

Martini, Debora;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Tema Genus
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
The Women’s Spring movement started in 2015 in Brazil. It is a brand new phenomenon where Brazilian feminists are taking advantage of the potential of the Internet and social media to publicize sexism and demand respect. This thesis investigates this movement through a case study of #primeiroassedio and #meuamigosecreto, with the objective to discover who the cyberactivists are, how cyberactivism happens in that context and if it influences offline life. A Primavera das Mulheres começou em 2015 no Brasil. É um fenômeno novo, onde feministas brasileiras aproveitam o potencial da Internet e das mídias sociais para denunciar o machismo e exigir respeito. Essa tese ...
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