Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1232 27 302013/P 302013 2 Depleted 0 1 0 0
1239 30 303011/P 303011 1 Coping 2 0 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
1267 29 CS15 Tanzania 160 3 Towards a double boon 0 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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Varsha TK (27)

302013/P
302013
Death of in-laws causes Varsha’s well being to spiral downwards
2
Depleted
India
303011/P
303011
Lack of decent paid work opportunities results in precarious income levels for Shaila’s all-female household
1
Coping
India

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
CS15 Tanzania
160
Carol on her all-female family and her triple burden of care, income, and community
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania