Tag: women

Brazil Might Soon Have a Female President But There Are Still Too Few Women in Politics

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

Ever So Slowly Brazilian Women Are Catching Up to Their Male Peers

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

In Brazil, a Culture of Violence Sees Wife-Beating as No Big Deal

“In Brazil a woman gets hit or beaten up every 15 seconds. As long ...

Brazilian business women

Brazil Women Beat French and Swedish Colleagues in Entrepreneurship

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

Women are getting a bigger role in Brazilian scientific research

One Third of Brazil’s Scientific Research Is Done by Women

Thirty two percent of the current Brazilian scientific production is made by women. This ...

10 Women Will Have Suffered Violence in Brazil by the Time You End This Article

According to a 2005 World Health Organization study on Domestic Violence, violence against women ...

For Women Brazil Is a Paradise. A Shame It’s Only on Paper.

Brazil’s legal protection of women’s rights has been praised by the Inter-American Commission on ...

In Brazil Women Earn Up to 70% Less than Men and Blacks 60% Less than Whites

Notwithstanding their higher degree of formal education, Brazilian women receive salaries that average 30% ...

3% Fewer Brazilian Women Call Themselves Black

White women form the majority of female heads of households in Brazil. This finding ...

In Brazil Over 90% of Working Women Do Double Shift at Home

More than 90% of the Brazilian women who work outside the home continue to ...