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
1291 45 CS5 201032 6 Depleted 0 0 0 0
1296 29 CS9 201072 3 Depleted 0 0 0 0
1313 40 CS15 201039 6 Depleted 0 0 0 0
1214 35 403026P 403026 3 Coping 2 0 0 0 0
1208 30 403009P 403009 3 Coping 3 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
CS5
201032
Poverty and needing to support six children as a single parent pushes Josepha to look for informal jobs than work in better-paid VUP
6
Depleted
Rwanda
CS9
201072
Agnes’s young children support her in her domestic tasks while she works long hours under the VUP to make ends meet
3
Depleted
Rwanda
CS15
201039
Single parent Claudine can benefit from water and electricity connections by reducing the drudgery of her care tasks
6
Depleted
Rwanda
403026P
403026
Single mother Heema struggles to balance earning with caring for her three children
3
Coping
Nepal

Kabita BK (30)

403009P
403009
Gender norms restrict widow Kabita’s work options, making everyday life harder
3
Coping
Nepal