Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

Displaying 1 - 15 of 15
1191 26 401013/P 401013 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1192 30 401034/P 401034 3 Towards a double boon 0 1 1 0 0
1193 30 401038/P 401038 3 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1194 24 401041/P 401041 2 Coping 0 1 0 0 0
1195 27 401042/P 401042 2 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1198 19 401048/NP 401048 2 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1199 32 402003/P 402003 3 Coping 2 1 1 0 0
1200 19 402008/P 402008 1 Towards a double boon 0 1 1 0 0
1202 30 402019/P 402019 2 Towards a double boon 0 1 0 1 0
1203 38 402027/P 402027 4 Coping 1 1 0 0 0
1204 28 402031/P 402031 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1210 25 403016NP 403016 1 Towards a double boon 0 1 1 0 0
1214 35 403026P 403026 3 Coping 2 0 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 - 15 of 15

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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401034/P
401034
What needs to change: suggestions from Sharmila, seed-selling mother of three
3
Towards a double boon
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401038/P
401038
Entrepreneurial Sita struggles with childcare
3
Coping
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401041/P
401041
A migrant husband leaves Mankumari juggling care with cooperative work
2
Coping
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401042/P
401042
Lakshmi manages alone, and without regular remittances from her alcoholic migrant husband
2
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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402003/P
402003
Rukmini balances childcare and paid work since her husband migrated to Malaysia
3
Coping
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402008/P
402008
Sunita juggles a new baby with work and care responsibilities – while her husband goes to college
1
Towards a double boon
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402019/P
402019
Sarita’s husband encourages her to earn – but offers little help with the domestic chores
2
Towards a double boon
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402027/P
402027
Decent paid work would help Jayanti balance the demands on her time
4
Coping
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Malati BK (28)

402031/P
402031
Malati’s job leaves no time for childcare
3
Depleted
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403016NP
403016
Cultural norms keep Gyanu in the kitchen
1
Towards a double boon
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403026P
403026
Single mother Heema struggles to balance earning with caring for her three children
3
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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