The inequality virus is proving as deadly as COVID-19

Charity Name
Oxfam America

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11681
Transcript

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COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on all our lives.
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But not everyone is affected the same.
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The pandemic has exposed, fed off and increased existing inequalities.
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During the first month of the pandemic the income of women…. working in the informal economy fell by
a whopping 60%.
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In Brazil, Afro-descendants are 40% more likely to die of the virus than white people.
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From England to India, Brazil to the U.S….
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The poorer you are, the more at risk you are of infection or death from the virus.
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Black screen with white text: To fight inequality and beat poverty, governments must dismantle racism and sexism.
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