Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1124 40 404004P 404004 5 Towards a double boon 0 1 0 0 0
1208 30 403009P 403009 3 Coping 3 0 0 0 0
1214 35 403026P 403026 3 Coping 2 0 0 0 0
1233 35 302026/P 302026 4 Coping 1 1 1 0 0
1340 21 403031/P 403031 2 Coping 0 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

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404004P
404004
Redistribution of care and paid work among family members enhancing Ramkala’s paid work options
5
Towards a double boon
Nepal

Kabita BK (30)

403009P
403009
Gender norms restrict widow Kabita’s work options, making everyday life harder
3
Coping
Nepal
403026P
403026
Single mother Heema struggles to balance earning with caring for her three children
3
Coping
Nepal
302026/P
302026
Collection of water is an uphill task for Sangeetha and her children
4
Coping
India

Rupa BK (21)

403031/P
403031
Drudgery, danger and gender norms exacerbate Rupa's daily struggle
2
Coping
Nepal