Two Brazilian trade associations have written an open letter to members of the country’s government asking for more female representation at Brazil’s competition authority.

Women Inside Trade and Women in Antitrust this week sent a letter to the country’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, and other high ranking government officials in response to the “high prevalence of gender inequality” at Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) tribunal.

There are currently four vacant positions at CADE’s tribunal. Bolsonaro submitted nominees to take up the positions to the country’s senate last month, all of whom are men. Bolsonaro has since withdrawn the list.

(Latin Lawyer)

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