By Flavia Ribeiro de Castro
With a steady, considerate narrative pushed by means of 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 penitentiary atmosphere, she turns out capable of make us believe 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 the entire way.
Based on genuine reports, legal flora is either an strange mystery and an exploration of the feminine realm and its mysteries. A booklet that gives fact, emotion, lifestyles 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 while exhibiting how the area might be remodeled with affection, appreciate 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 young ones in want, kids whose rights were violated and illiterate adults. She has volunteered in shelters, shantytowns and small rural groups. She used to be head of a proper institution 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 preserve and a member of the Cruzada Pró-Infância counselling board. In 2006 she verified the NGO Educaalma, which develops tasks facing schooling for Communal Living.
Flavia has committed herself to social reasons for the reason that early life and believes that voluntary paintings endows her with a greater realizing either one of the realm and of her personal own tale. From October 2004, she spent greater than a yr volunteering at Santos Women’s penitentiary with the purpose of establishing a tradition of peace. 5 years on, she has made up our minds to percentage her stories.