Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1232 27 302013/P 302013 2 Depleted 0 1 0 0
1287 42 CS1 201007 4 Depleted 0 0 0 0
1295 42 CS7 201070 5 Depleted 1 0 1 0
1296 29 CS9 201072 3 Depleted 0 0 0 0
1204 28 402031/P 402031 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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Varsha TK (27)

302013/P
302013
Death of in-laws causes Varsha’s well being to spiral downwards
2
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India
CS1
201007
Rose’s chronic illness results in her 16-year-old daughter missing out on education as she takes on both paid and care work from her mother
4
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Rwanda
CS7
201070
Alice struggles to support her aged husband and children while working in the VUP programme and undertaking all care activities
5
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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
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Rwanda

Malati BK (28)

402031/P
402031
Malati’s job leaves no time for childcare
3
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Nepal