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Social Panorama of Latin America 2016. Briefing paper

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The new edition of Social Panorama of Latin America by the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean addresses the issue of social inequality, seen as a fundamental challenge and obstacle to sustainable development. The different chapters of the publication examine the wide range of factors influencing in inequality, such as inequality in the distribution of income (personal and functional) and property; inequalities over the course of the life cycle; time-use inequalities between men and women; and the situation of Afrodescendent populations as an example of ethnic and racial inequalities.

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