1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Lawyers--Brazil.

  1. Romy Medeiros da Fonseca papers, 1949-2007

    Approximately 5,000 items ; 67 containers ; 203 linear feet. -- Hispanic Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Romy Medeiros da Fonseca Biography: Distinguished lawyer and feminist from Rio de Janeiro, Romy Medeiros da Fonseca (RMF) was the main agent behind various movements that fought for women’s rights in Brazil. She was the co-author of the New Statue of the Married Woman in 1962, the intellectual author of the 1977 law allowing couples to divorce, and fought for the rights of women’s rights to...