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For Brazil's Women, Laws Are Not Enough To Deter Rampant Violence

In Latin America there is a widespread crisis of femicide (the deliberate killing of women) and sexual violence.  (photo: A woman participates in the "Ni una menos" -- Not One Less -- demonstration against violence against women in Buenos Aires on June

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from Reuters

The woman behind Brazil's domestic violence law: 'I can't give up the fight'

9/2/16 http://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-women-abuse-idUSKCN1181PJ

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Fabiana, Cristiane and Maurine of Brazil celebrate Fabiana, Cristiane and Maurine of Brazil celebrate with team mate Marta after her goal to make it 4-0 during the first round women's Football group E match between Cameroon and Brazil at the Millennium Stadium.

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from Brit + Co

8 International Beauty Products You Can Get Without Globe-Trotting

In Brazil, women slather on creams laced with guarana, a native plant from the Amazon.

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