Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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Displaying 1 - 7 of 7
1222 32 301016/NP 301016 6 Coping 1 1 0 0 0
1224 30 301030/P 301030 4 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1226 24 301034/NP 301034 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1306 35 CS2 203082 5 Depleted 0 0 1 0
1214 35 403026P 403026 3 Coping 2 0 0 0 0
1195 27 401042/P 401042 2 Depleted 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

Displaying 1 - 7 of 7
301016/NP
301016
Poverty, alcoholism and absence of public services exacerbates the double burden that Sarita and her children have to bear
6
Coping
India
301030/P
301030
Young boy pulled out of school to help his mother Seema with care tasks in mainly male family
4
Depleted
India

Hema Bai (24)

301034/NP
301034
Pregnant worker on government employment guarantee scheme, Hema Bai, struggles against discrimination and drudgery
3
Depleted
India
CS2
203082
Children of Single mother are overburdened with care tasks
5
Depleted
Rwanda
403026P
403026
Single mother Heema struggles to balance earning with caring for her three children
3
Coping
Nepal
401042/P
401042
Lakshmi manages alone, and without regular remittances from her alcoholic migrant husband
2
Depleted
Nepal

Gita BK (26)

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