Bolsa Familia: Brazil's Silent Revolution

5 May 2011

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Brazil is bridging the gap between rich and poor with, Bolsa Familia, a social program which may prove to be one of its most valuable exports to the rest of the world.

After Lula’s eight years in office, more than 20 million of the vast poor have been lifted out of poverty, where jobs and social policies are bringing inequality down. Income for the poorest in Brazil has grown eight per cent a year, while for the richest it has grown only one-and-a-half per cent.

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