Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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Displaying 1 - 7 of 7
1239 30 303011/P 303011 1 Coping 2 0 0 0 0
1269 50 CS17 Tanzania 129 3 Towards a double boon 1 0 1 0
1286 21 CS2 201002 1 Towards a double boon 0 0 0 0
1124 40 404004P 404004 5 Towards a double boon 0 1 0 0 0
1197 19 401022/NP 401022 1 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1210 25 403016NP 403016 1 Towards a double boon 0 1 1 0 0
1205 34 402044/NP 402044 5 Coping 0 1 1 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 - 7 of 7
303011/P
303011
Lack of decent paid work opportunities results in precarious income levels for Shaila’s all-female household
1
Coping
India
CS17
CS17 Tanzania
129
Mama Justine needs to redistribute household work to the men in her family
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS2
201002
Extended family helps single mother Liliose, who struggles to undertake VUP work without childcare facilities
1
Towards a double boon
Rwanda
404004P
404004
Redistribution of care and paid work among family members enhancing Ramkala’s paid work options
5
Towards a double boon
Nepal

Jamuna BK (19)

401022/NP
401022
Jamuna feels overwhelmed with paid and unpaid work responsibilities
1
Depleted
Nepal
403016NP
403016
Cultural norms keep Gyanu in the kitchen
1
Towards a double boon
Nepal

Manju BK (34)

402044/NP
402044
Manju delegates care work to her teenage daughter
5
Coping
Nepal