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PBS NewsHour | In Brazil, Women's Changing Roles, Attitudes Leading to Smaller Families | PBS

Duration: 09:29
Program: PBS NewsHour #10143
Broadcast Date: Aug. 30, 2011

Despite having the most Catholics in the world, 80 percent of Brazilian women of childbearing age are using some form of artificial contraception. In partnership with National Geographic Magazine, special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro examines the declining fertility rate, which has dropped to just 1.9 children per woman.

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Post Date: August 30, 2011