High maternal mortality rates: Racial, geographic, and socioeconomic disparities in Brazil.

Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Maria Auxiliadora Ferreira Brito AlminoNádia Nara Rolim Lima

Abstract

What are the harsh consequences of racism and our country's slavery past in the life of every black woman today? How does the current federal government reinforce the reproduction of structural sexism and racism during a pandemic? Hunger, domestic violence, femicide, informal work, unemployment, and political under-representation are issues that are urgently presented by the need for an anti-racist social transformation. Black women remain vulnerable to social inequalities. And in the pandemic, these inequalities are not only related to its management (contamination, death, and vaccination), but also its economic and social consequences.

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