Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1228 38 301044/P 301044 6 Coping 0 1 1 0
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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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404014P
404014
Long hours of poorly paid work force Radhika to push care work onto her daughters
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Nepal
301040/P
301040
Husband helps with care tasks, but with lack of essential public services, Divya’s family struggles to survive.
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India
301044/P
301044
Devibai passes on care work burden to her 11 year old daughter when working on government employment scheme
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Coping
India
303002/P
303002
Lack of public care support for adult dependents consigns Simran to rolling incense sticks
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India
304015/NP
304015
Irregular and low-wage construction work adversely impacts Malavika’s children
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India