Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
1191 26 401013/P 401013 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1195 27 401042/P 401042 2 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1197 19 401022/NP 401022 1 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1201 22 402014/NP 402014 2 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1204 28 402031/P 402031 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1207 37 403008NP 403008 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1209 36 403015P 403015 3 Depleted 0 1 0 0 0
1215 35 404003P 404003 6 Depleted 0 1 0 0 0
1217 30 404014P 404014 4 Depleted 0 1 0 0 1
1218 47 404023P 404023 5 Depleted 5 1 0 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 - 10 of 10

Gita BK (26)

401013/P
401013
Gita struggles to care for a congenitally ill child with a migrant husband
3
Depleted
Nepal
401042/P
401042
Lakshmi manages alone, and without regular remittances from her alcoholic migrant husband
2
Depleted
Nepal

Jamuna BK (19)

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

Bhuma BK (22)

402014/NP
402014
Her husband’s out-migration limits Bhuma’s paid work options
2
Depleted
Nepal

Malati BK (28)

402031/P
402031
Malati’s job leaves no time for childcare
3
Depleted
Nepal

Kusum BK (37)

403008NP
403008
Kusum ‘stretches time’ to manage care for three small children and back-breaking labour
3
Depleted
Nepal
403015P
403015
Parents’ ill health puts children’s education at risk
3
Depleted
Nepal
404003P
404003
Menuka does back-breaking labour – carrying her infant son on her back
6
Depleted
Nepal
404014P
404014
Long hours of poorly paid work force Radhika to push care work onto her daughters
4
Depleted
Nepal

Gauri BK (47)

404023P
404023
Gender norms affecting Gauri’s capacity to care and to earn
5
Depleted
Nepal