Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

Killing of transgender woman horrifies Brazil

"The killing of a transgender woman who was beaten, tortured, shot and then bashed on the head with a big stone has horrified Brazil, training attention on the violence and discrimination suffered by transgender people in Brazil The victim, Dandara dos Santos, 42, was killed in Fortaleza, but the case gained international attention as video documenting her abuse has circulated on YouTube and other social media." With information from the New York Times.

March 10, 2017