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Women in South America
A discussion of the status of women in the countries of South America.
# 52578 | 1,743 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2004 | US


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This paper looks at various issues regarding women and their rights in South America. The issues discussed include abortion, job status, presence in the media, legal and ownership rights, and education. The writer looks at the major issues faced by women in Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Guatemala, and other countries as well. The paper also looks at the history of the feminist movement in the region.

From the Paper:

"Feminism has played a large role in helping to secure a number of women's rights in South America. Women's movements have been active in Brazil in the past decades. The movements grew in the 1980s as Conselho Nacional de Direitos da Mulher--CNDM, a council on women's rights, was created. The early Brazilian feminist movement had links to the resistance to the military regime, and connections to human rights organizations. As the movements grew, violence against women (in the forms of sexual harassment, sexual abuse, and domestic violence) became an important focus of feminist groups."

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