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 Brazil, where a woman is killed every two hours, is imposing tougher punishments on those who murder women and girls, as part of a government bid to stem a rise in gender killings.

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Feb 2014: The country of soccer is also known as a place in which 65% of its population believes that women wearing short clothes are responsible for being raped or sexually abused....

Brazil-victims

March 2013: The Brazilian boy band, New Hit, was formally accused for the rape of two teenage girls... but are free and performing in shows all over Brazil.

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Brazilians make up most of the women trafficked in the world. Cristina was living in Manaus, Amazon, and lived for 8 months as a sexual slave in Rome. She came back to Brazil 7 years ago...

 

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On 14th February, 2012 - Valentines Day, a group of men gang-raped five women, as a 'birthday gift' to one of the men, and murdered two of the women...

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For Adriana Graciano, leaving her violent partner meant losing custody of her children to him, since she lacked both a job and a home. Now she is training as a bricklayer with Mão na Massa...

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Fer Amaral talks to actress Monica Iozzi: "A soap opera, a book, a picture... can raise awareness in a very strong way to an issue that people did not see before, or never paid attention to, by touching their feelings..."

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Fer Amaral speaks with hip hop artist Negra Li - "I witnessed and lived in violent situations which began in my own house; my father drank excessively. He was physically violent...."