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The eldest daughter of former South African president Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), Makaziwe Mandela follows in her father's footsteps as an advocate for social justice, even outside of traditional politics. Born in Johannesburg and raised in Soweto, an important focus of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The pocket of Brazilian workers with higher salaries was affected by the crisis triggered by covid-19 and the skyrocketing inflation. A Folha de S.Paulo survey based on microdata from the Continuous National Household Sample Survey...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brasília celebrates another anniversary as the wealthiest region in the country in average per capita household income. According to the most updated data, the Federal District reached R$2,384 (US$515) in 2020. The value is...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Women earn about 20% less than men in Brazil. The wage gap between genders remains high even when comparing workers with the same education, age profile, and occupation category, according to a survey by...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a study that evaluates the income of Brazilians from a racial and gender perspective, researchers from the University of São Paulo (USP) identified one more statistic among those that expose the inequality picture...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To buy the basic food basket, a family needs to spend R$631.95 (US$113) in Brasília. According to the Intersindical Department of Statistics and Socioeconomic Studies (Dieese), the amount consumes 62.11% of the net minimum...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil could have made twice as much progress in reducing income inequality had it transferred the money spent on increasing pensions to Bolsa Família (Family Grant) beneficiaries. The conclusion was reached by Jens Arnold, OECD...

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