Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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Displaying 1 - 11 of 11
1240 32 303012/P 303012 1 Coping 2 1 0 0 0
1241 32 303017/NP 303017 4 Coping 0 1 0 0 0
1243 33 303041/NP 303041 4 Coping 0 1 0 0 0
1265 26 CS13 Tanzania 33 1 Coping 1 0 0 0
1273 24 CS21 Tanzania 91 3 Coping 1 0 0 0
1281 25 CS29 Tanzania 30 1 Coping 1 0 0 0
1302 55 CS12 203028 6 Coping 1 0 0 0
1311 27 CS11 203072 3 Coping 0 0 0 0
1208 30 403009P 403009 3 Coping 3 0 0 0 0
1203 38 402027/P 402027 4 Coping 1 1 0 0 0
1198 19 401048/NP 401048 2 Coping 0 1 1 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

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303012/P
303012
12th grade educated Shashikala faces discrimination at paid work while coping with household tensions
1
Coping
India
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
303041/NP
303041
Rolling incense sticks and looking after younger siblings affects 12 year old girl’s school attendance
4
Coping
India
CS13
CS13 Tanzania
33
Gloria’s schoolgoing younger sister helps her meet her many obligations
1
Coping
Tanzania
CS21
CS21 Tanzania
91
Erica’s husband feels it is ‘not his job’ to feed the children
3
Coping
Tanzania
CS29 Tanzania
CS29 Tanzania
30
Emanuela’s business challenges and solutions
1
Coping
Tanzania
CS12
203028
Lack of childcare services in WEE programme intensifies Dative’s depletion because of an overburden of both paid work and unpaid care work
6
Coping
Rwanda
CS11
203072
Returns from farming through a WEE programme are insufficient for single mother Aisha’s needs
3
Coping
Rwanda

Kabita BK (30)

403009P
403009
Gender norms restrict widow Kabita’s work options, making everyday life harder
3
Coping
Nepal
402027/P
402027
Decent paid work would help Jayanti balance the demands on her time
4
Coping
Nepal
401048/NP
401048
Teenaged mother of two struggles to earn and care with little help
2
Coping
Nepal