Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1222 32 301016/NP 301016 6 Coping 1 1 0 0 0
1227 35 301040/P 301040 6 Depleted 0 1 0 0 1
1194 24 401041/P 401041 2 Coping 0 1 0 0 0
1196 28 401012/NP 401012 2 Towards a double boon 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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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
301040/P
301040
Husband helps with care tasks, but with lack of essential public services, Divya’s family struggles to survive.
6
Depleted
India
401041/P
401041
A migrant husband leaves Mankumari juggling care with cooperative work
2
Coping
Nepal
401012/NP
401012
Access to skilled paid work and support from parents is essential to single mother Urmila
2
Towards a double boon
Nepal