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The country has too many corruption scandals to count and the man taking over for her, Vice President Michel Temer, has also been accused of illegal activity. READ MORE »


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Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has signed a femicide bill into law, which increases the penalties for the murder of women relating to domestic violence. READ MORE »


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This week, Brazil got its first female president, Dilma Rousseff, who was formerly the energy secretary and chief of staff to President Luiz Inácio da Silva. Taking 56 percent of the vote, Rousseff said, “I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say, ‘Yes, women can.'” It seems trite… READ MORE »