Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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Displaying 1 - 5 of 5
1239 30 303011/P 303011 1 Coping 2 0 0 0 0
1242 20 303028/P 303028 4 Depleted 0 1 0 0 0
1258 28 CS6 Tanzania 189 5 Depleted 1 0 0 0
1211 22 403034P 403034 2 Coping 3 1 0 0 0
1197 19 401022/NP 401022 1 Depleted 0 1 1 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 - 5 of 5
303011/P
303011
Lack of decent paid work opportunities results in precarious income levels for Shaila’s all-female household
1
Coping
India
303028/P
303028
Widowed Parvati rolls incense sticks while older mother goes for factory work to support their family
4
Depleted
India
CS6 Tanzania
CS6 Tanzania
189
Henrieta’s precarious balance of income, family and community
5
Depleted
Tanzania

Januka BK (22)

403034P
403034
Acute poverty forces 21-year-old Januka into multiple jobs, damaging her health
2
Coping
Nepal

Jamuna BK (19)

401022/NP
401022
Jamuna feels overwhelmed with paid and unpaid work responsibilities
1
Depleted
Nepal