06/20/2011 08:39 am ET Updated Aug 20, 2011

Brazil Women Gain Power In Planalto Palace

By appointing women to two key ministries this month, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has nearly met her goal of having a cabinet comprising at least 30 per cent women, with women in predominant roles at the Planalto Palace, the seat of government.

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