Alice from Brazil: Everyday A Girl

By Alana. R



This is the story of Alice for #EverydayAGirl, as shared by Alana. R via UN Online Volunteers. 





This is Alice, she is 25 years old. She is from Brazil and lives in Sao Paulo.




Currently, Alice is unemployed. So, she usually starts her day checking her email and social media, trying to make plans for the future. She is never away from her phone.





Alice lives with her parents and her grandmother, Liti, who is 80 years old.  Her grandmother raised Alice and her brothers. She stills is a very active woman and is always giving Alice wise advice.





Alice has been learning how to ride a bike. At least twice a week her brother takes her to the park to teach. Alice also likes to run. Being in the park makes Alice relax and think about life.






Thats Alice best friend Amanda who practices Capoeira (Brazilian martial arts). She has been trying to convince Alice to practice too - without success so far. But Alice always go to Capoeira events to motivate her friend.





Alice loves to cook. Most of the time she likes bake cakes, cupcakes and cookies. She has a sweet tooth.




Thats Alice puppy Devin. Alice loves her dog and loves playing with her. Spending time with Devin makes her forget about her problems for a moment. 





Alice started to take online French classes. She thinks the language is beautiful and could help her to get better jobs opportunities in the long-term. She also plans to have a master degree from a French university in the future.





These are important women in Alice life: Her aunt, her mother and her sister-in-law. They have being trying to motivate her to not give up and keep working hard to achieve her goals. They are helping her a lot through this difficult time. 






The story of Everyday a Girl, tagged #EDAG, is a glance into the lives of ordinary women through a series of poignant photo stories. These series of images will visually express the roles, challenges, activities and duties that females in diverse communities face in their daily lives.

SAFIGI Outreach Foundation Ltd, a volunteer-run NGO registered in Zambia, implemented EDAG in order to place a strong emphasis on positively redefining the role of females in our society. This campaign highlights that gender equality and equity, woman empowerment, and safety for the girls is key to the world’s socio-economic development.

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