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On December 5, KK Verdade and part of the ELAS Fund team attended the 1st Gender and Number Dialogues - Data, Journalism and Art to talk about Rights, promoted by our partners at Gênero e Número, the first Brazilian platform to address gender issues based on data. The event took place at Parque das Ruínas, in Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro.

The intense program included panel discussions on the challenges for a gender equality scenario, access to information and women's rights, the right to the city, indigenous and quilombola rights and data and gender identity. Some of the guests were Ana Paula Pellegrino (Igarapé Institute), Flávia Oliveira (GloboNews, Estudio i and Radio CBN), Lucia Xavier (Criola), Cecília Oliveira (Fogo Cruzado App and The Intercept Brasil), Amara Moira (Unicamp), Isabel Clavelin (UN Women Brazil), Selma Dealdina (Conaq), Jaqueline de Jesus (researcher), Jacira Melo (Agência Patrícia Galvão) and Fernanda Alves (data scientist at cLab/FLAG).
The Women in Brazilian Journalism survey was launched by the Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji) and Gênero e Número with the support of Google News Lab. The unprecedented survey investigates the challenges faced by women in the journalistic profession and will be available at
The 1st Gender and Number Dialogues also included the exhibition Data ART - Art based on data, which brings together works inspired by reports from independent media outlets in Latin American countries, as well as the panel discussion "How art can broaden debates and make data visible".
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