Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1207 37 403008NP 403008 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1208 30 403009P 403009 3 Coping 3 0 0 0 0
1209 36 403015P 403015 3 Depleted 0 1 0 0 0
1210 25 403016NP 403016 1 Towards a double boon 0 1 1 0 0
1211 22 403034P 403034 2 Coping 3 1 0 0 0
1214 35 403026P 403026 3 Coping 2 0 0 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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Kusum BK (37)

403008NP
403008
Kusum ‘stretches time’ to manage care for three small children and back-breaking labour
3
Depleted
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Kabita BK (30)

403009P
403009
Gender norms restrict widow Kabita’s work options, making everyday life harder
3
Coping
ZZZNepaZZ
403015P
403015
Parents’ ill health puts children’s education at risk
3
Depleted
ZZZNepaZZ
403016NP
403016
Cultural norms keep Gyanu in the kitchen
1
Towards a double boon
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Januka BK (22)

403034P
403034
Acute poverty forces 21-year-old Januka into multiple jobs, damaging her health
2
Coping
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403026P
403026
Single mother Heema struggles to balance earning with caring for her three children
3
Coping
ZZZNepaZZ

Rupa BK (21)

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