Chaguinha is a football trainer, girl’s rights ally, LGBTIQ+ advocate, and role model to girls across his Brazilian community.
Like many girls from Brazil, Charlienne grew up in a violent household. Now, with the support of Plan International, she’s determined to challenge the deeply ingrained beliefs that lead to gender-based violence in her community.
Simple acts such as walking to school are dangerous for girls from São Luís, North East Brazil, where violence is ingrained in society. This series of photos shows how Larice, 18, avoids danger on her walk to school.