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Tag: Child Labor

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Latin America's labor markets have regressed by at least ten years due to the Covid-19 crisis, which has closed at least one in ten jobs, pushed unemployment to its highest level in recent decades,...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The latest comment by Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro on child labor regulations in the country has stirred up controversy among those who fight to keep children in school and away from dangerous and arduous work...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Over 17.3 million children under the age of fourteen live in poverty in Brazil, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Abrinq Foundation, a non-profit organization which...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The minimum legal working age in Brazil is sixteen, with some specific internships allowed from fourteen, but there are around 3.7 million working minors in the country, according to the...
Opinion, by Alfonso Stefanini RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Dorothy Stang, the 73-year-old American killed in the Amazon Basin in 2005, is remembered by a famous picture where she wore a shirt saying "the death of the forest is the...

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