Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Marcelo Paixão

Rate of black employers increases from 22.84% to 30.19% in ten years; black women unemployment rates falls from 18.2% to 7.7%, reveals study


Rate of black employers increases from 22.84% to 30.19% in ten years Among black women unemployment fell from 18.2% to 7.7%, reveals study of economist by Clarice Spitz Still unequal, but … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

2014 elections will feature color/race data of candidates; politicians fear a racial quota that would change profile of the Parliament


by Akemi Nitahara The Tribunal Superior Eleitoral (Superior Electoral Court) doesn’t have statistics about the number of blacks in Brazilian politics, neither elected politicians nor candidates. The difficulty in raising … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Discrimination in schools affects performance of black students


Luiana: Black students see themselves in inferior position When comparing the school trajectory of blacks and whites, disparities not only focus on access to university but at all stages of … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · Leave a comment