Apr 02, 2022
In Our Still
Physical seclusion can be relativized by virtual communication, but we must bear in mind that half of the households without internet in Latin America are located in the two lowest quintiles of income distribution6. Here the connectivity of homes and areas comes mobile phone number list into play, which is of great importance during the current pandemic in terms of employment and education and expresses new inequalities. Social disparities respond to limitations not only of connectivity but also of the type of work, usually unskilled, that workers from the mobile phone number list world of social marginalization tend to carry out. Thus, in terms of average salary, a tiny minority of employed persons in the first quintile could telecommute, against 70% in the last quintile.7. Regarding mobile phone number list the tele-study, taking the average of basic inputs8In ten countries of the region, we can see that the gap (quotient between the average of the highest quintile and the average of the lowest quintile) varies from 1.6 in Uruguay to 2.0 in Colombia and 2.1 in Peru. Considering these ten countries together, 94% of households in the last quintile have a computer for homework and 98% have an Internet connection, while mobile phone number list in those in the first quintile the percentages drop to 29% and 45%, respectively.9. In other words, it is possible to observe that digital inequalities and mobile phone number list labor and educational inequalities are coupled and reinforce each other. Another set of issues related to this territorial knot has to do with state intervention. It must be remembered that this social world is located on the margins of the State.