Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

Displaying 1 - 13 of 13
1191 26 401013/P 401013 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1196 28 401012/NP 401012 2 Towards a double boon 0 1 0 0 0
1197 19 401022/NP 401022 1 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1198 19 401048/NP 401048 2 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1201 22 402014/NP 402014 2 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1205 34 402044/NP 402044 5 Coping 0 1 1 1 0
1206 22 402047/NP 402047 2 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1207 37 403008NP 403008 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1210 25 403016NP 403016 1 Towards a double boon 0 1 1 0 0
1212 21 404045NP 404045 3 Coping 0 1 0 0 0
1213 31 403042NP 403042 5 Coping 0 1 0 0 0
1219 33 404048NP 404048 6 Towards a double boon 0 1 0 0 0
1220 22 404050NP 404050 1 Towards a double boon 1 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 - 13 of 13

Gita BK (26)

401013/P
401013
Gita struggles to care for a congenitally ill child with a migrant husband
3
Depleted
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401012/NP
401012
Access to skilled paid work and support from parents is essential to single mother Urmila
2
Towards a double boon
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Jamuna BK (19)

401022/NP
401022
Jamuna feels overwhelmed with paid and unpaid work responsibilities
1
Depleted
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401048/NP
401048
Teenaged mother of two struggles to earn and care with little help
2
Coping
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Bhuma BK (22)

402014/NP
402014
Her husband’s out-migration limits Bhuma’s paid work options
2
Depleted
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Manju BK (34)

402044/NP
402044
Manju delegates care work to her teenage daughter
5
Coping
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Durga BK (22)

402047/NP
402047
Durga struggles to earn and care for her two small children
2
Coping
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Kusum BK (37)

403008NP
403008
Kusum ‘stretches time’ to manage care for three small children and back-breaking labour
3
Depleted
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403016NP
403016
Cultural norms keep Gyanu in the kitchen
1
Towards a double boon
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Rupa BK (21)

404045NP
404045
Gender norms means Rupa’s husband will go hungry rather than cook for himself
3
Coping
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403042NP
403042
A couple struggle together to recover from the loss of their business
5
Coping
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404048NP
404048
Caste norms restrict Sumitra’s earning options and prevent her daughters from helping her with household work
6
Towards a double boon
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404050NP
404050
Pushpa’s Herculean effort: balancing care work, paid work and studies
1
Towards a double boon
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