Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1275 35 CS23 Tanzania 100 6 Depleted 1 0 0 0
1314 43 CS16 201047 4 Coping 1 0 1 0
1193 30 401038/P 401038 3 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1191 26 401013/P 401013 3 Depleted 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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CS23
CS23 Tanzania
100
Bernadet values her husband’s support in her efforts to earn and care for seven children
6
Depleted
Tanzania
CS16
201047
Low wages force Mathilde and her husband to work for long hours, leaving them with little time for care work and engagement in community activities
4
Coping
Rwanda
401038/P
401038
Entrepreneurial Sita struggles with childcare
3
Coping
Nepal

Gita BK (26)

401013/P
401013
Gita struggles to care for a congenitally ill child with a migrant husband
3
Depleted
Nepal