“Only in a highly unequal society do people serve others 24 hours a day”: In the capital city region, study shows that 80% of maids are black


Black Women of Brazil

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Note from BW of Brazil: With reports such as this is there any wonder so many Afro-Brazilian women are calling for a change in  the public image of black women? First it is necessary to say that I am by no means belittling the work of any woman who works in domestic services. This work is very important in the maintenance of any household although it is not as appreciated socially nor does the pay portray the necessity of such work. The problem here is that domestic service continues to be one of the only areas in which black women are openly accepted and expected to fill such employment vacancies. Thus, the complaint here is not the fact that many black women work in this area, we just believe black women should be embraced in any area of society and given the opportunity to get there and be…

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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