Brazil: Mapping People in the Amazon

For conservation efforts in the Amazon to be successful, the people of the forests must be included. Mapping these people and their resources is the first step to doing this.

Free Healthcare: Betting on Brazil

Can healthcare be a fundamental right provided free of cost to all citizens? The developing world looks to the Brazilian model. Can Brazil pull it off?

Reproductive Rights: Changing Attitudes in Brazil

As the influence of the Roman Catholic Church wanes in Brazil, novelas (TV soap operas) shape views on women's reproductive rights. The birth rate—6 children per woman in 1960—has decreased to 1.9 today.