Brazil Women in Politics

  FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2011 file photo, Brazil's new President Dilma Rousseff waves to supporters accompanied by her only daughter Paula Rousseff Araujo as they make their way to the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil. According to the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap 2011, Brazilian women have reached parity or exceeded men in three of the four key areas examined: access to health, participation in the labor market and educational attainment. Brazilian women now make up 60 percent of college graduates, but the gender gap in politics remains wide. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2011 file photo, Brazil's new President Dilma Rousseff waves to supporters accompanied by her only daughter Paula Rousseff Araujo as they make their way to the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil. According to the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap 2011, Brazilian women have reached parity or exceeded men in three of the four key areas examined: access to health, participation in the labor market and educational attainment. Brazilian women now make up 60 percent of college graduates, but the gender gap in politics remains wide. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)

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