Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1221 20 301013/P 301013 3 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1225 35 301033/P 301033 6 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1229 35 302005/P 302005 4 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1234 26 302031/NP 302031 3 Towards a double boon 2 1 0 0 0
1243 33 303041/NP 303041 4 Coping 0 1 0 0 0
1247 28 304011/P 304011 2 Depleted 0 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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301013/P
301013
Maya struggles to take care of her child while working on government employment guarantee programme
3
Coping
India
301033/P
301033
Teesta and her teenage daughters walk long distances to fetch water after long and arduous days on construction sites
6
Coping
India
302005/P
302005
Manasa faces triple burden owing to no payment for employment guarantee scheme work
4
Depleted
India
302031/NP
302031
Madhu’s paid work necessitates older mother-in-law and younger sister-in-law to step in for care work
3
Towards a double boon
India
303041/NP
303041
Rolling incense sticks and looking after younger siblings affects 12 year old girl’s school attendance
4
Coping
India
304011/P
304011
Ruchika faces domestic violence despite contributing to the family business and her unpaid care work
2
Depleted
India
401048/NP
401048
Teenaged mother of two struggles to earn and care with little help
2
Coping
Nepal