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    Brazil’s All-Male Cabinet Confronts New Rape Crisis

    Not even one. Taking over for suspended — female — President Dilma Rousseff, Michel Temer did not seat a single woman or minority among his cabinet ministers. His reshuffle axed four women, including the only Afro-Brazilian. One female judge reportedly declined a post, leaving Temer with the country’s first all-male cabinet since 1979. While female appointments are promised, Temer may wish he had a woman now to deal with outrage over a video of a teenage girl who says she was drugged and gang-raped in Rio.

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