By Flavia Ribeiro de Castro
With a steady, considerate narrative pushed via an extreme rhythm, the writer immerses the reader in her tale from the first actual bankruptcy. As she relates the trials and pleasures of her paintings in the chilly reformatory surroundings, she turns out in a position to make us consider precisely what she wishes: she makes us snigger, cry, mirror, and face our personal doubts and barriers. She stocks intimacies and secrets and techniques with us, making the reader her partner and confidant, and we discover ourselves assisting her all of the way.
Based on actual studies, legal vegetation is either an strange mystery and an exploration of the feminine realm and its mysteries. A booklet that provides fact, emotion, existence tales, few certainties and plenty of doubts. A gripping story that exposes the exclusion, abandonment and violence rife in women’s prisons in Brazil, yet even as displaying how the area might be reworked with affection, recognize and tough work.
Flavia Ribeiro de Castro was once born in São Paulo in 1962. With a level in enterprise administration from the collage of São Paulo, she applies her wisdom in the fields of schooling and social paintings. She has labored with little ones in desire, teens whose rights were violated and illiterate adults. She has volunteered in shelters, shantytowns and small rural groups. She was once head of a proper tuition and coordinator of schooling for Illiterate Adults and adolescents within the municipality of São Sebastião. In São Paulo, she served as director of the Butantã look after and a member of the Cruzada Pró-Infância counselling board. In 2006 she validated the NGO Educaalma, which develops tasks facing schooling for Communal Living.
Flavia has dedicated herself to social motives given that youth and believes that voluntary paintings endows her with a greater knowing either one of the area and of her personal own tale. From October 2004, she spent greater than a yr volunteering at Santos Women’s detention center with the purpose of establishing a tradition of peace. 5 years on, she has determined to percentage her reports.