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Cintia Nunes Vidal, 20, Rocinha Favela, Rio de Janeiro. "I preferred tighter smaller clothes when I had big thighs and a big bum. It was more beautiful to show it."
Elisabeth Aragão, 48, Rocinha Favela, Rio de Janeiro. "Feeling sexy is in the way I look at people; then it's in the way I behave; thirdly, it's in what I wear."
Ingra Aragão Bezerra, 14, Rocinha Favela, Rio de Janeiro. "I used to wear clothes like Barbies, and dolls, but now I wear normal clothes. That is the biggest change over the years."
Rita de Cassia Vieira Smith, 46, Rocinha Favela, Rio de Janeiro."Because of the strength of some women, I still believe that society can be changed."
Cleiciane de Souza Nobre, 16, Rocinha Favela, Rio de Janeiro.
Maria Nepomuceno Taborda, 32, Rio de Janeiro. "I believe sensuality passes through all the relations we have."
Luciana Pessanha, 42, Rio de Janeiro. "We are used to movement in Rio, we are dancers, we have this liberty of movement."
Zuzuka Poderosa, 32, Rio de Janeiro. "In Brazil, when a woman dresses sensually, it’s very natural and it’s not about what others think, it’s about how you feel."
Rosa Maria dos Santos de Oliveira, 45, Rio de Janeiro. "I'm happy to have someone come up to me on the street, but I say "OK, Bye-bye!" It's marvelous, but..."
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