On 10 February, a Swiss lawyer, a Brazilian Human Rights advocate and a Documentary Filmmaker from the US shared their experiences about the Right to Identity. Read more about the event here.
Louisa grew up in Hamburg in a family with 4 siblings; some of them are adopted as well. She started to think about Brazil when she was about 14 years old.
When she was in her twenties, Louisa started to make her first inquiries about her Brazilian origins. She found it hard not knowing anything about her origins. On top of that, she had to cope with the lack of information available to search for her original family.
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