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Female labour law and working class movement in Sao Paulo (1917-1937)

Grant number: 13/16764-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2013
Effective date (End): September 30, 2016
Field of knowledge:Humanities - History - History of Brazil
Principal Investigator:Fernando Teixeira da Silva
Grantee:Glaucia Cristina Candian Fraccaro
Host Institution: Instituto de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas (IFCH). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil


This research proposal intends to write women worker's history in struggle for their rights for a female labor regulation in Sao Paulo, between 1917 e 1937, it means, since 1917 general strikes until the creation of Women National Department (Departamento Nacional da Mulher), in 1937. Women's protagonism within labor movement and notion that Vargas social legislation is not just a gift offered by republic presidents are points well explored by historiography. However, it is still necessary to reveal what particularities involved the process that ended in regulation of female work and what were the mechanisms chosen to maintain their interests in public sphere. Official papers, documents from International Labor Office, labour press e policy papers are the group of documents selected to achieve the aim of this proposal, which intends to discuss the historic process that involves the women rights and fight for gender equality in world of labor. (AU)

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FRACCARO, Glaucia Cristina Candian. Women's rights: Social organization and labor law during interwar period in Brazil. 2016. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Instituto de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas Campinas, SP.

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