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  • The Silent Economy: Mexico’s Forgotten Women Workers

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    Far beyond the aggregated numbers of an urban economy lies a silent and untraceable population working everyday to sustain entire families, doing whatever is humanly possible to get out of poverty. From the woman picking up garbage to housemaids, prostitutes, newspaper sellers, housewives and “viene vienes” (those who illegally rent […]

  • Cómo romper la cadena de la desigualdad

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    Abstract: The income inequality in Bolivia is a result of the little chances a person has to obtain a proper public education or job skills that might enable him or her to get a good job. This situation has caused the perpetuation of the lack of opportunities so poor people […]