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Women candidates to the fore at Brazil ballot
More women are contesting local elections than before amid steps for bringing about gender equality in political life.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2012 09:11 GMT
Time for a new geopolitical climate bloc
Durban could be a wake-up call for those who believed that Brazil would become a catalyst for environmental change.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2011 18:23 GMT
Stigmatising feminism in Latin America
Although more women than ever are leading Latin American countries, few of them base their campaigns on women's issues.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2011 12:54 GMT
Rousseff wins Brazil election
Ruling party candidate has defeated rival Jose Serra in vote and will become Brazil's first female president.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2010 09:33 GMT
Setting Brazil's agenda
The runoff phase of the country's presidential election has been shaped by a candidate who is no longer on the ballot.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2010 13:21 GMT
Abortion politics hit Brazil runoff
Presidential contenders Dilma Rousseff and Jose Serra court religious right, altering their positions on 'moral' issues.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2010 14:43 GMT
Brazil vote heads to second round
Leading candidate must face runoff after failing to secure absolute majority to become first female president.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2010 08:19 GMT
Contemplating life post-Lula
As Brazilians head to the polls, Al Jazeera takes a look at those in the running to replace the popular president.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2010 09:12 GMT
'Changing lives but still machista'
Feminists say World Social Forum a platform for women's activism despite male dominance.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2010 14:31 GMT
From maid to minister
Al Jazeera speaks to Marina Silva about her fight to save Brazil's rainforests.
Gabriel Elizondo in Brasilia
Last updated: 08 Apr 2008 07:07 GMT
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