Damares Alves, in his possession as minister of Women, Family and Human Rights Photo: Wilson Dias / Agência Brasil

Damares Alves talks about '"new era" in Brazil: "Boy wears blue and girl wears pink"

Lawyer and Evangelical Pastor Damares Alves, Minister of Women, Family and Human Rights, says after the inauguration ceremony, that the country is starting a "new era" with the Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) government, .

"It's a new era in Brazil. Boy wears blue and girl wears pink, "says Damares in the video, recorded at a private moment, surrounded by supporters who applaud her.

The minister was sworn in Wednesday (2), and, according to her advice, the images were recorded after the ceremony.

In the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo, the minister said that her goal was to make a statement against the "gender ideology". "I made a metaphor against the gender ideology, but boys and girls can wear blue, pink, colorful, anyway, in the way they feel better," he said on Thursday (3).

Damares also defended life "from conception", in a ceremony marked by the presence of activists in "family defense" and flags of the Brazil without Abortion movement, known for working alongside the evangelical and catholic benches in the National Congress.

Source: HuffPostBrasil

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