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Landless Voices II

Gender and Education in Rural Areas in Brazil


It provides educational resources for the inclusion of gender issues in the curriculum of secondary schools in Brazil’s areas of Agrarian Reform.


Main axis: "Gender diversity" and "Sexual division of labour".


As part of the International Integrated Project between Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), Gender and Education in Rural Areas in Brazil, sponsored by the Newton Fund and the British Academy, from September 2015 to September 2017.


Principal investigators: Else R. P. Vieira (Professor of Brazilian and Comparative Latin American Studies at QMUL) and Sônia Fátima Schwendler (Associate Professor of the Education Sector of UFPR).


Resources created by secondary students at the Iraci Salete Strosak and Contestado Rural State Schools, in Paraná’s settlements of Agrarian Reform, in 2015 and 2016, in line with Paulo Freire's view of the student as a co-producer of knowledge.



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