Amid protests of the displacement of locals, poor working conditions and threats to transport infrastructure, the Brazilian government maintained one justification for hosting the World Cup: it would bring jobs to citizens and millions of tourism dollars to the economy. But while research indicates that overall levels of prostitution in Brazil may have actually decreased during the World Cup, it certainly has not gone away. The Brazilian sex worker industry, where girls as young as eight are treated as sexual beings, drug induced numbness is a band-aid over emotional scars and women are not permitted to have control of their own lives, continues on. Prostitution in Brazil operates in a gray area of quasi-legality.
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Recent graduates are struggling to pay student loans and gain work experience, turning a demographic boom once considered an engine of future growth into a drag on the Brazilian economy, which may be saddled with a lost generation of young workers. About 4. That amounts to more than a quarter of all young Brazilian workers, government data shows. The jobless rate among teenagers between 14 and 17 years old already in the labor force, who are often a crucial source of income for poor families, has soared to 45 percent, contributing to an overall unemployment rate of nearly 14 percent. An analysis by a local think tank, commissioned by Reuters, suggests that those trying to work while in school or putting aside studies to find a job are even less likely to get work. According to the study by Fipe, a research institute linked to the University of Sao Paulo, the probability of workers with unfinished high school or college studies holding a job fell 4 percent between and
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Social inequalities in Brazil directly affect the different conditions for accessing education in the country. Almost all Brazilian indicators highlight this fact. Inequalities are perceived in conditions for accessing education and in education results of Brazilian children, youth and adults especially penalizing some ethnic-racial groups, rural and the poorest populations, young and adult people that have not concluded the compulsory education in adequate age, as well as children and persons with deficiency. Deep and broad racial and ethnic inequalities continue to exist in the Brazilian society especially in relation to some specific groups such as Indigenous population, African descendents, quilombolas, prisoners and rural population. The specialized literature shows that there is strong correlation between ethnic background and educational opportunities.
Skip to content. Aline Pelligrino leaving the field after her team, Santos, wins a league championship game in In a little more than a year, Brazil will host the World Cup of Soccer. The Brazilian national team has won the event an unprecedented five times, and much has been written over the years about why Brazil is so dominant.