Welcome to “Number of the Week,” where we choose a single figure that helps understand what is going on in Brazil. This week, we show why Brazilian women opened fewer businesses last year.
- women opened a business in 2020
During the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of women investors in the Brazilian stock market passed the milestone of 1 million. It would seem like the gender gap is narrowing in the country. However, a survey by proScore, a digital credit bureau and scoring authority, shows that female participation in commercial ventures decreased last year, after...