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Adult education finds a way to improve everybody's lives.  From Time.

Brazilian Prostitutes Learning English Before 2014 World Cup
In advance of the 2014 World Cup, Brazil is getting ready for its close up. And Brazilian prostitutes are getting ready for their own close ups — with a lot of English-speaking tourists.
As the country braces for an influx of soccer fans, according to Reuters, Brazilian prostitutes are signing up for free English classes being offered by a prostitute advocacy group in Belo Horizonte, one of the cities slated to host World Cup matches. “This is important for the dignity of the work, the women need to be able to negotiate a fair price and defend themselves,” Cida Vieira, president of the Minas Gerais state Association of Prostitutes, told Reuters. Prostitution is legal in Brazil and, as with past World Cups, they’re expecting a booming business during the soccer tournaments.


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