Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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Displaying 1 - 9 of 9
1237 40 303001/NP 303001 2 Coping 2 1 0 1 0
1253 40 CS1 Tanzania 133 6 Depleted 1 0 0 0
1259 35 CS7 Tanzania 16 4 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1271 45 CS19 Tanzania 51 4 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1291 45 CS5 201032 6 Depleted 0 0 0 0
1292 46 CS13 201044 5 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1294 40 CS10 201091 2 Depleted 0 0 0 0
1313 40 CS15 201039 6 Depleted 0 0 0 0
1124 40 404004P 404004 5 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 - 9 of 9
303001/NP
303001
Lack of affordable creche forces 80 year old grandmother to care for twin grandchildren
2
Coping
India
CS1 Tanzania

Mama Joy (40)

CS1 Tanzania
133
Joy depends on paid help to keep up with the unpaid care work
6
Depleted
Tanzania
CS7 Tanzania
CS7 Tanzania
16
Bridget’s family pull together to make it possible for her to earn
4
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS19 Tanzania
CS19 Tanzania
51
Christine negotiates with her husband over her income earning work
4
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS5
201032
Poverty and needing to support six children as a single parent pushes Josepha to look for informal jobs than work in better-paid VUP
6
Depleted
Rwanda
CS13
201044
Abayisenga struggles to eke out a decent livelihood through informal paid work, and constantly feels overwhelmed by paid work and care work responsibilities
5
Towards a double boon
Rwanda
CS10
201091
Lack of water facilities in the village exacerbates the work that Yvette does, leaving her with no choice but to rely on her young daughters to help her complete all her household activities
2
Depleted
Rwanda
CS15
201039
Single parent Claudine can benefit from water and electricity connections by reducing the drudgery of her care tasks
6
Depleted
Rwanda
404004P
404004
Redistribution of care and paid work among family members enhancing Ramkala’s paid work options
5
Towards a double boon
Nepal