Brazil: About 20% of children perform some paid work, according to study

The number is almost seven times higher than official statistics.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Joint research conducted by Brazilian academic Guilherme Lichand, who works at the University of Zurich (Switzerland), and by his colleague Sharon Wolf, from the University of Pennsylvania (United States), measured the underreporting of child labor in Brazil and concluded that the actual number of children between 7 and 14 years old who work in the country is seven times higher than that shown by official statistics.

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