Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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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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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
304013/P
304013
Balancing domestic work, care work and home-based work has caused Pratibha’s health to deteriorate
3
Coping
India
304028/P
304028
SEWA member Reema is able to send her children to private school, but works hard without any rest.
3
Coping
India
304039/P
304039
Gendered norms on care and mobility constrain Prema to do anything but low paid home-based work
3
Coping
India
CS5 Tanzania
CS5 Tanzania
190
Roberta on trying to earn an income while bringing up six daughters
6
Coping
Tanzania
CS16 Tanzania
CS16 Tanzania
89
Mama Marion takes a managerial approach to managing the finances and family life for eight
1
Coping
Tanzania