Brazil gave men and women the same access to education, improved maternal health and reduced rates of adolescent pregnancy. Paradoxically, not all women have benefited from these advances. In the largest country of Latin America, women of African and indigenous descent continue to be at a disadvantage, particularly in the poorest regions, according to a new World Bank report entitled A Snapshot of Gender in Brazil Today. To address this problem, the study stresses the importance of considering the disadvantages of these sub-groups in policy and project design, as well as of properly designing the goals for gender equality in the country. Brazil, in a comparison of 83 countries, had the fifth highest rate of femicide. The southeast region of the country has the lowest rates and was the only region that recorded a decline between and
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Girls' Education in Brazil | The Borgen Project
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Like many countries facing difficulties and barriers in advocating for its young girls, the origin of the problem lies in the continuation of cycles of poverty in families. Girls are often too afraid to break away from this cycle and pursue a life of their own. Instilling the idea of education and literacy in girls at a young age has the potential to give girls the push to seek their rights to that education. Founded in , The Malala Fund has taken many steps towards improving education for girls across the globe. To do this, members of the initiative have invested time in local education, advocated for policy changes and an increase in resources and by providing a voice through their own publications and newsletters.
Where do you find the best universities in the world? Well, pretty much anywhere - including Brazil! Cool, huh? In Brazil you can find plenty of top-ranked universities that take their rightful place next to some of the biggest international university names out there.