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42) Children coming back from the local water well in a rural community in western Brazil. In many isolated and economically depressed areas, especially in the Northeast, going to school is still a luxury. Children are often needed at early age to work at home or elsewhere to supplement the family income. The level of repetition is also quite high in these rural areas.Crianças voltando do poço local trazendo água em uma comunidade rural no sudeste do Brasil. Em áreas isoladas e pobres economicamente, especialmente no Nordeste, frequentar uma escola ainda é um luxo. Crianças com pouca idade muitas vezes são requisitadas a trabalhar em casa ou em qualquer outro lugar para aumentar o orçamento familiar.


Latin American and Iberian Institute / University of New Mexico


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Brazil: Ethnicity and Population