Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

Summary

 
Displaying 1 - 7 of 7
1259 35 CS7 Tanzania 16 4 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1266 30 CS14 Tanzania 177 3 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1267 29 CS15 Tanzania 160 3 Towards a double boon 0 0 0 0
1277 39 CS25 Tanzania 75 2 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1284 33 CS32 Tanzania 74 3 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1289 37 CS3 201009 4 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1219 33 404048NP 404048 6 Towards a double boon 0 1 0 0 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

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CS7 Tanzania
CS7 Tanzania
16
Bridget’s family pull together to make it possible for her to earn
4
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS14
CS14 Tanzania
177
Josephine’s husband helps a bit, but ‘cannot cook’ for their three children
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS15 Tanzania
CS15 Tanzania
160
Carol on her all-female family and her triple burden of care, income, and community
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS25 Tanzania
CS25 Tanzania
75
Baba Robin values his wife’s earning and care work
2
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS32
CS32 Tanzania
74
Michel’s earnings and community help ease the challenge of unpaid care tasks
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS3
201009
Regular help from her husband in undertaking care work relieves Marie of some of the drudgery she faces
4
Towards a double boon
Rwanda
404048NP
404048
Caste norms restrict Sumitra’s earning options and prevent her daughters from helping her with household work
6
Towards a double boon
Nepal