Leila Linhares Barsted was interviewed for an article published in The Guardian, a widely circulated newspaper in the United Kingdom, and noted that “Brazilian society has become more aggressive.” “Since last year, we have had an increase in hate speech, in the perception that women should be submissive to men.”

The story brings data from a total of 66,041 incidents of sexual violence reported in 2018 in the polarizing context of Jair Bolsonaro’s electoral victory.

Brazil saw an alarming rise in racial abuse, sexual assault, femicide and violence against LGBT population in 2018, according to recent data, illustrating a country that has become more fanatical and polarized in the scenario of last year’s incendiary election campaign, and the rise in inflammatory rhetoric by far-right president Jair Bolsonaro and his supporters, experts said.

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