RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – International Day of the Woman yesterday prompted a re-examination of the role of women in power in Brazil. Despite the country being under the care of its first woman president, as well as several other high-profile positions held by women, some say the distribution of gender in politics and big business is still far from equal.

Agência Brasil reports that for Rebecca Tavares, the UN Women’s representative for Brazil and the Southern Cone, the election of women presidents in Chile (ex-president Michelle Bachelet), Argentina (Cristina Kirchner), and Brazil (Dilma Rousseff) does . . .

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