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    Discrimination from Parties Keeps Brazilian Women from Elective Posts

    Nearly 20 years after it became mandatory for political parties in Brazil to save ...

    Maria da Penha law

    Brazilian Women Victims of Violence Urged to Denounce Their Assailants

    “Do not report tomorrow the abuse you suffer today.” This is the motto adopted ...

    Silvia Morgulis

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    In Rondonópolis, in the interior of Mato Grosso state, in Brazil, a woman called ...

    Marina Silva and Dilma Rousseff

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    In the coming October 3 presidential election, two of the three frontrunners are women. ...

    Brazilian women

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    Neither Giselle, nor destitute homeless. A new portrait of Brazilian women emerges from a ...

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    According to data from the London-based Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) survey, released this Wednesday, ...