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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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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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