February 3, 2023

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What women on minimum wage gave up in 2022

Jussara earns the Brazilian minimum wage of 1,212 real ($225) a month, minus her pension contribution, by working as a cleaner and cook for an engineering firm. A year ago, she could afford to take her youngest son to the movies occasionally and usually carried food in her purse to donate to the homeless. But not anymore, she says.