Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1229 35 302005/P 302005 4 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1249 32 304015/NP 304015 5 Depleted 4 1 1 0 1
1297 34 CS14 201086 2 Depleted 0 0 0 0
1298 33 CS11 201095 2 Depleted 0 0 0 0
1207 37 403008NP 403008 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1209 36 403015P 403015 3 Depleted 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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302005/P
302005
Manasa faces triple burden owing to no payment for employment guarantee scheme work
4
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India
304015/NP
304015
Irregular and low-wage construction work adversely impacts Malavika’s children
5
Depleted
India
CS14
201086
The impact of travelling long distances for paid work is felt keenly by single parent Josiane
2
Depleted
Rwanda
CS11
201095
Grace leaves abusive husband for a safer life for her children but struggles to provide for them through VUP participation
2
Depleted
Rwanda

Kusum BK (37)

403008NP
403008
Kusum ‘stretches time’ to manage care for three small children and back-breaking labour
3
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Nepal
403015P
403015
Parents’ ill health puts children’s education at risk
3
Depleted
Nepal