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Brazil still struggling to end child labor

This Tuesday (12), on the World Day Against Child Labor, Brazil’s National Forum for the Prevention and Eradication of Child Labor launched a campaign entitled “Not Protecting Childhood Means Condemning the Future,” in partnership with the country’s Prosecution Service for Lab

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Some 12.7 million Brazilians unemployed in October

The unemployment rate in the three-month period ending in October this year was reported at 12.2%—down 0.6 percentage points from the previous quarter. The number of jobless people in October reached 12.7 million.


Women in charge of 37.3% of homes in Brazil

Women were the head of 73.3% of Brazilian households in 2010, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics announced today (Oct 31) in a study entitled Statistics on Gender – An Analysis of the Results of the 2010 Demographic Census.

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