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"Brasileira casa tarde para trabalhar mais." July 23, 1971. (continued)
Unsigned article. Published by Heron Domingues. Article examines the trend of women postponing marriage to work.
ITEM 12"Aborto livre vai emancipar a mulher." Undated.
Unsigned article. Published by Heron Domingues. Article discusses the debate surrounding abortion, including Romy Medeiros da Fonseca's defense of the legalization of abortion.
ITEM 13"Advogada quer que Congresso analisa problema do aborto." May 2, 1981.
Written by Recife. Published in O Globo. Discussion of Romy Medeiros da Fonseca and the Conselho Nacional de Mulheres do Brazil's (National Council of Women in Brazil) struggle to get Congress to analyze the issue of abortion.
ITEM 14"Advogada brasileira defende integração da mulher na comunidade." January 26, 1974.
Unsigned article. Published in A Capital. Romy Medeiros da Fonseca and the Conselho Nacional de Mulheres do Brasil (National Council of Women in Brazil) defend civil liberties for women.
ITEM 15"A participação da mulher no desenvolvimento Brasileiro." January 26, 1974.
Unsigned article. Published in A Republica. Interview with Romy Medeiros da Fonseca about female participation in the community.
ITEM 16"Vista da Presidente da Federação Nactional dos Clubes de Mulheres de Negócios e Profissoes Liberais dos EUA." 1950s.
Unsigned article. Published in O Globo. President Kenny visits with various female clubs in Brazil.
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ITEM 1 "Americanas do women's clubs visitaram o Rio e Brasilia." Undated.
Written by Daisy Porto. Article describing a meeting between American and Brazilian feminists.
ITEM 2"Americanas ouviram falar das mulheres brasileiras." February 21, 1958.
Unsigned article. Describes a meeting between American and Brazilian feminists.
ITEM 3"Mulheres: Na luta pela igualdade." January, 1973.
Written by Arlinda Pinna. Published in A Cigarra. Discussion of the 8th Assembly of the Interamerican Commission of Women.
ITEM 4"Para Romy, a mulher, mesmo com divórcio, continuará sendo apenas um objeto na mão do homem." September 9, 1975.
Unsigned article. Published in UH. Romy Medeiros da Fonseca explains divorce as a women's right.
ITEM 5"Emancipação da mulher só com Planjamento Familiar." 1975.
Unsigned article. Published in BemFam. Analysis of the goals of the International Year of Women.
ITEM 6"Debatem as mulheres a reforma do Código Civil." July 27, 1952.
Unsigned article. Discussion of civil reform at the 8th Assembly of the Interamerican Commission of Women.
ITEM 7"Nós, as mulheres de 1956, não queremos continuar equiparadas aos menores, pródigos e silvicolas." Undated.
Unsigned article. Discussion of the struggle for married women's rights.
ITEM 8"Scene and herd." December 29, 1968.
Written by Adelina Capper. Published by Times of Brazil. Romy Medeiros da Fonseca acknowledged as one of the ten outstanding women who have most contributed to women's rights.
ITEM 9"Luta a mulher nacional pela igualdade juridical dos sexos." Undated.
Unsigned article. Discussion of the fight for equal rights between men and women.
ITEM 10"Em têrmos Mundiais- Onde está a mulher brasileira?" July 4, 1969.
Written by Maria Cláudia. Published in Diário de Notícas. Interview with Romy Medeiros da Fonseca about the Brazilian women's movement in relation to international movements.
ITEM 11"PUC tem curso de formação de nova liderança feminina." July 19, 1969.
Unsigned article. Published in O Globo. Article discussing the formation of a course on female leadership.
ITEM 12"Uma Portuguêsa entre as dez mais de 1969." October 25, 1969.
Unsigned article. Published by O Mundo Português. A Portuguese woman is awarded an award by the Conselho Nacional de Mulheres do Brasil (National Council of Women in Brazil).
ITEM 13"Aroti duttfala às mulheres do campo." November 6, 1969.
Unsigned article. Published in O Cruzeiro. Feminists in Brazil meet with the World Association of women in the country.
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ITEM 1"Os direitos da Mulher." June 23, 1957.
Unsigned article. Published in Shopping New of Rio in Rio de Janeiro. Article outlining the goals of the women's rights movement.
ITEM 2"Apenas 13 países concedem direitos políticos às mulheres." Undated.
Unsigned article. Discussion of women's rights in an international context.
ITEM 3 "Rebelião para assegurar os direitos da mulher." Undated.
Unsigned article. Discussion of women's struggle to attain rights.
ITEM 4"A Reforma do Código Civil." August 8, 1959.
Written by Romy Medeiros da Fonseca. She appeals for civil reform.
ITEM 5"A Reforma do Código Civil- II." August 14, 1959.
Written by Romy Medeiros da Fonseca. She advocates political equality between the sexes.
ITEM 6"A Reforma do Código Civil- IV." Undated.
Written by Romy Medeiros da Fonseca.
ITEM 7"A Reforma do Código Civil- V." Undated.
Written by Romy Medeiros da Fonseca.
ITEM 8"A Reforma do Código Civil- X." October 30, 1959.
Written by Romy Medeiros da Fonseca.
ITEM 9 "Advertência aos homens: lutam as mulheres por direitos iguais." August 22, 1952.
Unsigned article. Discussion of the Interamerican Commission of Women and their fight for rights.
ITEM 10"CNMB Homenageia mulheres do ano." 1983.
Unsigned article. Commemorates the Conselho Nacional de Mulheres do Brasil (CNMB) Women of the Year.
ITEM 11"O desânimo ronda o Congresso de Mulheres." October 26, 1972.
Unsigned article. Published in Folha de S. Paulo in Rio (Sucursal). Discussion of the Congress of Women in Brazil. People mentioned: Rose Marie Muraro.
ITEM 12 "Perde-se no vazio a voz das mulheres." October 26, 1972.
Unsigned article. Published in Folha de São Paulo in São Paulo. Article discussing difficulties encountered by the Conselho Nacional de Mulheres do Brasil (National Council of Women in Brazil) caused by lack of political and financial support.
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ITEM 1"O Código Civil Brasileiro tem de ser reformado, para dar maior proteção á mulher." 1951.
Unsigned article. Critique of Romy Medeiros da Fonseca's "A Reforma do Código Civil."
ITEM 2 "A mulher profissional no Brasil." May 4, 1980.
Written by Sylvio Guedes. Published in Correio Brasileira. Article examining professional women in Brazil.
ITEM 3"Contracepção: Métodos para Planejamento Familiar em Discussão." Undated.
Unsigned article. Discussion of various forms of contraception by Brazilian feminists.
ITEM 4"Romy Medeiros: Advogada, feminista com muito orgulho." 1983.
Unsigned article. Published in Revista Associação Comercial in Rio de Janeiro. Discussion of Romy Medeiros da Fonseca's activist career.
ITEM 5"Bemfam e EMFA pelo planejamento familiar." December 2, 1983.
Unsigned article. Published in A Crítica. Debate on abortion and alternative forms of contraceptives.
ITEM 6"Os direitos da mulher." July 1, 1958.
Written by Maria Eugênia Celso. Published in Jornal do Brasil. Discussion of women's rights in Brazil.
ITEM 7"Importante diminuir o ritmo do crescimento." December 3, 1958.
Unsigned article. Published in A Crítica. Discussion of family planning and abortion.
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ITEM 1Homagem a Mulher pelo Dia Internacional da Mulher. February 8, 1993.
Written for Romy Medeiros da Fonseca. Invitation to International Women's day on February 8, 1993 in Niterói.
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ITEM 1"Direitos da Mulher em discussão." June 19, 1989.
Unsigned article. Published in A União. Discussion of women's rights in Brazil.
ITEM 2"Conselho cri-cri." November 1, 1972.
Unsigned article. Published in Veja. Discussion of the First National Council of Women.
ITEM 3"O divórcio não liberta a mulher." Undated.
Unsigned article. Romy Medeiros da Fonseca. Supports the right to divorce.
ITEM 4Two photographs of Romy Medeiros da Fonseca, guests of honor, and club members. Published in Times of Brazil. October 16, 1959.
ITEM 5Letter. October 23, 1968.
From: Piedadde Suro, Presidenta de la Comisión Interamericana de Mujeres. To: Romy Medeiros da Fonseca, Delegada Sulpente del Brasil a la Comisión Interamericana de Mujeres (CIM). Subject: Information about the CIM and the United Nations.
ITEM 6"Apoio masculino garante o I Conselho de Mulheres." Undated.
Unsigned article. Male support assists the women's movement.
ITEM 7"Exemplo de um mestre." 1958.
Written by Romy Medeiros da Fonseca. Published in Jornal de Commercio. Discussion of women's rights in Brazil.
ITEM 8"A mulher e o homen lêmingual capacidada juridical." Undated.
Discussion of civil reform in Brazil.
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ITEM 1"Mulher executiva e profissional." July, 1980.
Written by Maria do Carmo Caspar de Oliveira. Published in Letras Fluminenses in Rio de Janeiro. Article describing Romy Medeiros da Fonseca's work background.
ITEM 2"Mulheres não se entendem para o seu I Congresso." August 4, 1981.
Unsigned article. Discussion of the First Congress of the Conselho Nacional de Mulheres do Brasil (National Council of Women in Brazil).
ITEM 3"Mulher acha que deve administrar." July 12, 1970.
Unsigned article. Published in O Jornal in Rio de Janeiro. Romy Medeiros da Fonseca campaigns to promote Brazilian women.
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ITEM 1"Feminista, Sim: 'Mandona', Nunca..." August 4, 1960.
Unsigned article. Published inO Globo Feminino. Discussion of a speech given by Romy Medeiros da Fonseca about women's rights.
ITEM 2"O feminismo na balança, entre conquistas e dificuldades." Marach 13, 1983.
Unsigned article. Article discussing feminism in Brazil.
ITEM 3"Brasília comemora Dia da Mulher pela 1 vez." April 28, 1978.
Unsigned article. Published in Jornal de Brasília. Article detailing the Conselho Nacional de Mulheres do Brasil (National Council of Women in Brazil) celebration of Women's Day.
ITEM 4"Em têrmos 'Mundiais- Onde está a mulher brasileira?" July 4, 1969.
Written by Maria Cláudia. Published in Diário de Noticas. Interview with Romy Medeiros da Fonseca about the Brazilian women's movement in relation to international movements.
ITEM 5"Advertência aos homens: Lutam as mulheres por direitos iguais." August 22, 1952.
Unsigned article. Published in Visão. Discussion of women's fight for rights.
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ITEM 1"Um ano só para elas." January 12, 1975.
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