Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1236 35 302038/NP 302038 6 Coping 0 1 0 0 0
1249 32 304015/NP 304015 5 Depleted 4 1 1 0 1
1266 30 CS14 Tanzania 177 3 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1301 31 CS6 203132 4 Depleted 0 0 1 0
1309 34 CS8 203130 4 Coping 1 0 1 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

Displaying 1 - 6 of 6
302038/NP
302038
Gendered and cultural norms restrict woman’s paid work mobility
6
Coping
India
304015/NP
304015
Irregular and low-wage construction work adversely impacts Malavika’s children
5
Depleted
India
CS14
CS14 Tanzania
177
Josephine’s husband helps a bit, but ‘cannot cook’ for their three children
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS6
203132
Jeanette struggles to combine paid work and care work without adverse effects on herself and her children
4
Depleted
Rwanda
CS8
203130
Esperance and her husband engage in informal paid work with long working hours just to make ends meet
4
Coping
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