The World Cup favourites struggled to reach the heights against Costa Rica - until a twin peak in stoppage time. Back home it was Brazil 2 Bras 0 as football-mad females turned into Costa streakers by peeling off their tops to reveal bodies painted yellow and green. But the nation would have torn a strip off their heroes if they been held to a draw by the Central American outsiders.
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Jump to navigation. Going topless currently could be deemed an obscene act punishable by between three months and a year in prison. The protest, in which seven women publicly exposed their breasts for several minutes, attracted a good number of curious passersby and journalists to the iconic Rio beach, which was jammed with people because of a local holiday, IANS reported. Reporter Ana Paula Nogueira, who was the person who launched the Topless In Rio movement in via Facebook, said that the idea was never "to get 8, women" to participate in the protest, but rather for "the issue to be discussed. The Topless In Rio movement, which held its first public event in December at the same site, seeks to bring about changes in the law which currently prohibits women from going naked from the waist up, something that many of them feel is an insult since men are not obligated to abide by that rule. The prohibition on going topless runs counter to the custom for Brazilians -- both men and women -- to wear bikinis and miniscule bathing suits. Among the participants in the protest were buxom model and dancer Renata Frisson, known as Mulher Melao, as well as former model Natache Iamaya, who suffers from a degenerative disease and is confined to a wheelchair. Women bare all in Rio de Janeiro to lobby for right to go topless Currently, women baring their breasts on Brazilian beaches is deemed an obscene act punishable by between three months and a year in prison.
Topless activists took over Brazil's Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, as a group of Brazilian models, actresses and Brazil's recently elected topless Muses took off their bikinis and shirts for the Toplessaco protest, to end Brazil's prohibition on going topless at the beach. Last month a contest to choose a Topless Muse selected Karla Clemente by popular online vote. Natache Iemanja was also chosen by the jury.
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