Brazil is a federation composed of 26 States, one Federal district (which contains the capital city, Brasília) and Municipalities. States have autonomous administrations, collect their own taxes and receive a share of taxes collected by the Federal government. They have a governor and a unicameral legislative body elected directly by their voters. They also have independent Courts of Law for common justice. Despite this, states have much less autonomy to create their own laws than in the United States. For example, criminal and civil laws can be voted by only the federal bicameral Congress and are uniform throughout the country.
Living alone can have a variety of connotations. For some, it represents freedom and financial independence, the opportunity to avoid having to make compromises. However, for others living alone may be synonymous with loneliness and isolation within society.
As makers of some of the world’s best-selling condoms, Durex is no stranger to sex. But always wanting to stay, ahem, on top, the brand regularly commissions surveys to find out more about the customers and the differing attitudes between countries and regions. The brand’s most recent survey looked at the sex lives of those living India, the USA, Japan, South Africa, Australia, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Singapore, Mexico and Brazil. Over 26,000 people were polled and the results were an eye-opener into the habits and satisfaction levels of each nation. We took a look at some of the more interesting facts to come from the survey to let you know who’s getting it- and just how much they are getting- around the world.