Nilcéa Freire

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Nilcéa Freire, 2007

Nilcéa Freire (14 September 1953 – 29 December 2019) was a Brazilian academic and politician. She was dean of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. In 2004 she became a government minister, as the Special Secretariat of Policies for Women. From 2005 to 2007, she was the President of the Inter-American Commission of Women. Freire was born in[1] Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Freire died on 29 December 2019 of cancer in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 66.[2]

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  1. "Dicionário Mulheres do Brasil - Volume II" (in Portuguese). Brazil: Mulher500. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  2. "Nilcea Freire (1953 - 2019) - Morre Nilcea Freire, ex-ministra e líder feminista". Folha de S.Paulo (in Portuguese). 2019-12-29. Retrieved 2019-12-29.