Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1250 26 304025/P 304025 2 Towards a double boon 1 1 0 0 0
1300 30 CS4 203084 4 Depleted 0 0 1 0
1203 38 402027/P 402027 4 Coping 1 1 0 0 0
1199 32 402003/P 402003 3 Coping 2 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 - 4 of 4
304025/P
304025
Rukmini is able to send her children to a private school through good returns from stitching bags at home
2
Towards a double boon
India
CS4
203084
Divorced Denise struggles to combine paid work and unpaid care work without relying on her eight-year-old son
4
Depleted
Rwanda
402027/P
402027
Decent paid work would help Jayanti balance the demands on her time
4
Coping
Nepal
402003/P
402003
Rukmini balances childcare and paid work since her husband migrated to Malaysia
3
Coping
Nepal