Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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Displaying 1 - 6 of 6
1239 30 303011/P 303011 1 Coping 2 0 0 0 0
1269 50 CS17 Tanzania 129 3 Towards a double boon 1 0 1 0
1201 22 402014/NP 402014 2 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1124 40 404004P 404004 5 Towards a double boon 0 1 0 0 0
1199 32 402003/P 402003 3 Coping 2 1 1 0 0
1205 34 402044/NP 402044 5 Coping 0 1 1 1 0

Our project has generated large dataset of Case studies, offering rich, authentic and anonymised summaries of the lives of women across the programme.

Explore their stories and the balances and tensions they face between paid work that empowers them, and the support for their unpaid care work responsibilities. Read more about the case studies

Displaying 1 - 6 of 6
303011/P
303011
Lack of decent paid work opportunities results in precarious income levels for Shaila’s all-female household
1
Coping
India
CS17
CS17 Tanzania
129
Mama Justine needs to redistribute household work to the men in her family
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania

Bhuma BK (22)

402014/NP
402014
Her husband’s out-migration limits Bhuma’s paid work options
2
Depleted
Nepal
404004P
404004
Redistribution of care and paid work among family members enhancing Ramkala’s paid work options
5
Towards a double boon
Nepal
402003/P
402003
Rukmini balances childcare and paid work since her husband migrated to Malaysia
3
Coping
Nepal

Manju BK (34)

402044/NP
402044
Manju delegates care work to her teenage daughter
5
Coping
Nepal