Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1237 40 303001/NP 303001 2 Coping 2 1 0 1 0
1124 40 404004P 404004 5 Towards a double boon 0 1 0 0 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
1278 46 CS26 Tanzania 71 4 Coping 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

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303001/NP
303001
Lack of affordable creche forces 80 year old grandmother to care for twin grandchildren
2
Coping
India
404004P
404004
Redistribution of care and paid work among family members enhancing Ramkala’s paid work options
5
Towards a double boon
Nepal

Mama Joy (40)

CS1 Tanzania
133
Joy depends on paid help to keep up with the unpaid care work
6
Depleted
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
51
Christine negotiates with her husband over her income earning work
4
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS26 Tanzania
71
Alexandria combines farming, wage labour and working in a kiosk with caring for her family of 6
4
Coping
Tanzania