Brazil

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The Amazon is Being Burned in a Climate Crisis we Can’t Ignore

This is a life-threatening international emergency which lacks media coverage. It’s a climate crisis provoked by the ignorance and ambition of human activity. We continue to exploit earth even as we witness more and more natural disasters caused by climate change.

#MariellePresente: Remembering Marielle Franco

News of her death sent shockwaves not only across Brazil and Latin America but across the world, as international human rights organizations condemned her murder and fellow Brazilian politicians paid tribute.

Brazil’s Problem: Violence Against Women

The movement #NiUnaMenos started in Argentina, but its message and impact has crossed the borders of the country and is now the voice of all Latin America protesting violence against women. On November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women established by

Zika Virus: The hypocrisy of telling women to delay pregnancy

Featured image: Marcos Freitas/Flickr, Creative Commons If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you’ve probably seen headlines about the Zika virus outbreak which began in Brazil and is now spreading to other countries in Latin America. The virus is spread through mosquito bites, and common

Becoming Papa: The Final Phase of Feminism?

“The final phase of feminism is getting men involved.” This statement is upheld by Bonnie Érbe, host of women’s news analysis program, To the Contrary. She promotes the notion that if men and women are ever to reach gender parity, men must also get on board.

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