Tag: women

International Study Shows Machismo Is Still King in Brazil

Brazil appears in 51st place in the report, “The Power of Women, an Evaluation ...

In Violent Brazil, Women Are Safer on the Street than at Home

In Brazil, every 15 seconds, a woman suffers violence in the home. Yet, Brazil ...

Brazilian and Chinese Women Discuss Their Role in Politics

The evolution of female participation in politics in Brazil and China was the main ...

Women in Brazil: So Protected Still So Abused

Women are granted by the Brazilian Constitution with an impressive quantity of ‘fundamental’ rights. ...

Only 14% of Brazilian Women Hold Executive Positions

In Brazil, women stay in school longer and are financially responsible for an increasing ...

In Brazil, Women Become Majority in High School and College

Females already comprise the majority of students in secondary and undergraduate education in Brazil. ...

Brazil Finds Out Women Do Not Cost More to Employers

The greatest gift to women on this International Women’s Day would be equality in ...

Brazilian Women Earn 30% Less than Men

The number of employed women rose in Brazil, but their salaries have not followed ...

30,000 Women Start World Protest in Brazil

Over 30 thousand women from Brazil, Canada, Cameroon, and Burkina Faso are expected to ...

Schooling Is Not Helping Women Narrow Gap With Men in Brazil

The Synthesis of Social Indicators, 2004, released February 23 in Rio de Janeiro by ...