Jump to navigation. Melino is young, forthright and drinks her coffee espresso. Then what happens? A woman gets to the highest place in public life, as president of the republic. From her first term, Dilma was constantly criticized: for her clothes, for not having a husband, for being a lesbian… Is she a lesbian? I would like it if she was… Anyway, she was called bossy, harsh, a bitch.
Mass Sexual Harassment, Caught on Tape in Brazil
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More Sex, Please! We Are Brazilian
CNN In Brazil , four girls under 13 are raped every hour and every two minutes police receive a report of violence against women. Women wear pink masks protesting violence against women in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on November 28, Those are just two of the findings from a new study released Tuesday by non-governmental organization Brazilian Forum of Public Security, which found that violence against women and girls is worsening in the country. Brazil -- which is home to over million people -- is already among the most dangerous places on earth to be female.
Women's societal roles in Brazil have been heavily impacted by the patriarchal traditions of Iberian culture , which holds women subordinate to men in familial and community relationships. Brazil is thought to possess the most organized and effective women's movement in Latin America, with visible gains having been made over the past century to promote and protect the legal and political rights of women. Women's movements in Brazil have traditionally been led and supported by upper middle class women, and tend to be reformist rather than revolutionary in nature, though clear exceptions exist, most notably with regard to agrarian land reform movements. In , the year of its publishing, Brazil signed and ratified CEDAW , a convention by the United Nations that aims to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women.