Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1314 43 CS16 201047 4 Coping 1 0 1 0
1211 22 403034P 403034 2 Coping 3 1 0 0 0
1213 31 403042NP 403042 5 Coping 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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CS16
201047
Low wages force Mathilde and her husband to work for long hours, leaving them with little time for care work and engagement in community activities
4
Coping
Rwanda

Januka BK (22)

403034P
403034
Acute poverty forces 21-year-old Januka into multiple jobs, damaging her health
2
Coping
Nepal
403042NP
403042
A couple struggle together to recover from the loss of their business
5
Coping
Nepal