Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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Displaying 1 - 11 of 11
1236 35 302038/NP 302038 6 Coping 0 1 0 0 0
1241 32 303017/NP 303017 4 Coping 0 1 0 0 0
1243 33 303041/NP 303041 4 Coping 0 1 0 0 0
1249 32 304015/NP 304015 5 Depleted 4 1 1 0 1
1256 32 CS4 Tanzania 198 5 Towards a double boon 1 0 1 0
1266 30 CS14 Tanzania 177 3 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1272 38 CS20 Tanzania 3 4 Coping 1 0 0 0
1301 31 CS6 203132 4 Depleted 0 0 1 0
1207 37 403008NP 403008 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1219 33 404048NP 404048 6 Towards a double boon 0 1 0 0 0
1205 34 402044/NP 402044 5 Coping 0 1 1 1 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 - 11 of 11
302038/NP
302038
Gendered and cultural norms restrict woman’s paid work mobility
6
Coping
India
303017/NP
303017
Sumita’s young children help their mother roll incense sticks in the absence of decent work opportunities and limited child care options
4
Coping
India
303041/NP
303041
Rolling incense sticks and looking after younger siblings affects 12 year old girl’s school attendance
4
Coping
India
304015/NP
304015
Irregular and low-wage construction work adversely impacts Malavika’s children
5
Depleted
India
CS4 Tanzania
CS4 Tanzania
198
Mama Janice combines earning with care and community work – with the help of her mother-in-law
5
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS14
CS14 Tanzania
177
Josephine’s husband helps a bit, but ‘cannot cook’ for their three children
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS20 Tanzania
CS20 Tanzania
3
Daniela finds vegetables for sale – as well as four young sons – all need a lot of care
4
Coping
Tanzania
CS6
203132
Jeanette struggles to combine paid work and care work without adverse effects on herself and her children
4
Depleted
Rwanda

Kusum BK (37)

403008NP
403008
Kusum ‘stretches time’ to manage care for three small children and back-breaking labour
3
Depleted
Nepal
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

Manju BK (34)

402044/NP
402044
Manju delegates care work to her teenage daughter
5
Coping
Nepal