Poverty

    By Law Kids Cannot Hold a Job in Brazil. Three Million of Them Work Anyway

    Brazil’s Prosecution Service for Labor (MPT) is launching a national campaign against child labor. ...

    Inter-American Court Rules Against Slave Work in Brazil

    The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has welcomed a call from the International Labor ...

    Guarani mother - Carla Antonini

    Brazil Indians Dying from Extreme Poverty and for Lack of Food, Water

    Brazil’s National Food Security and Nutrition (CONSEA) submitted recommendations to several federal and state ...

    A shantytown in Rio

    A New UN Poverty Index Shows Brazil with an Improvement of 20% in Six Years

    Brazil’s Multidimensional Poverty Index (“MPI”) has dropped by 22.5% in six years. According to ...

    Brazilian kid in trash dump

    Brazil, a Poor Country Mired in Lies, Hostage to Greedy Political Parties

    The results of research recently published by the IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and ...

    Brazilian poverty

    Despite Recent Progress Brazil Still a Long Way from Equality

    Over the past decade, income inequality and poverty in Latin America have been on ...

    Poverty in Brazil

    The Official Outlook: Brazil to Eradicate Poverty by 2016

    If Brazil is able to maintain the same rate of poverty reduction and income ...

    São Paulo's Morumbi favela

    It’s Back to Poverty for Half a Million Middle-Class Brazilians

    Prosperity seems to be a rare commodity these days in Brazil. Over half a ...