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Offer: Call For Contributions: CIVICUS: Rio+20: Make Your Contribution To Document Zero

In less than a year now, Brazil will be hosting the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit...CIVICUS is assisting the UN Division for … Read More»

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BRAZIL: Time to Break the Silence on Abortion

When her father was excommunicated from the Catholic Church for performing a potentially life-saving abortion on a 9-year-old girl, Thais Moraes recognized the need to open up discussion on abortion in Brazil. Read More »

"The archbishop affirmed that rape was a dreadful sin. But abortion, he said, was even worse."

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Offer: Call For Proposals/Researchers: AWID: Growing Global Powers, Organized Crime Networks

AWID is seeking an excellent researcher, preferably working from a feminist and/or women’s rights perspective, for each of the following four areas/topics: BRICs and/or Turkey, Organized Crime Net … Read More»

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Offer: Human Rights Watch seeks Researcher on Brazil

Job opening: Brazil Researcher Human Rights Watch Organization: Human Rights Watch Location: United States (New York, NY) Website: www.hrw.org … Read More»

Lero-Lero

Lero-Lero, the title of Brazilian songstress Luisa Maita’s debut solo album, means “chit chat” in English. Read More »

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Brutality in the favela's of Rio de Janeiro. Questioning the effects felt by women.

Many journalist are calling the current state of violence and brutality in the favela's in Rio de Janeiro, a civil war. … Read More»

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Thoughts on: the potential escalation and effects of gender violence regarding the current civil war Rio de Janeiro, BR.

Many journalist are calling the current state of violence and brutality in the favela's in Rio de Janeiro, a civil war. … Read More»

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What did the latest elections meant

This is my post on the Brazilian election http://www.worldpulse.com/node/30619, I would love to hear this group's opinion on it and on the election itself. All the best, Natasha Leite … Read More»

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Go, Now!

Better than I could recall the year I found World Pulse, I can recall exactly the moment I picked up the first print copy. I was wearing a skirt and boots. It may have been Fall or Spring. … Read More»

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The Quest for Samba

The last time I lived here it was different. Jessica was sixteen and her dreams revolved around an evangelical pastor who cried during sermons, but now she has a boyfriend. … Read More»

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