Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Rousseff Backs Affirmative Action in Government (Brazil)

Americas Quarterly

October 16, 2012

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff plans to support affirmative action quotas that will increase the number of Afro-Brazilians in government positions, an anonymous source close to the Executive told L’Agence France-Presse on Monday. While the percentages have not been defined, the quota system would apply to all new government contracts and employee openings.

Full Story: http://www.americasquarterly.org/node/4043

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