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Dayse Paparoto, a 31-year old chef with crooked glasses and a toothy grin, has suddenly become a symbol of feminist resistance to Brazilian machismo.
Many Brazilians are revolted by the image, which seems to give shape in pixel form to a feeling that many people share: That the country’s politicians are not only uninterested in the concerns of the people, but that they are actively ignoring them.