Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1224 30 301030/P 301030 4 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1226 24 301034/NP 301034 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1275 35 CS23 Tanzania 100 6 Depleted 1 0 0 0
1293 46 CS8 201053 5 Depleted 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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301030/P
301030
Young boy pulled out of school to help his mother Seema with care tasks in mainly male family
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India

Hema Bai (24)

301034/NP
301034
Pregnant worker on government employment guarantee scheme, Hema Bai, struggles against discrimination and drudgery
3
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India
CS23
CS23 Tanzania
100
Bernadet values her husband’s support in her efforts to earn and care for seven children
6
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Tanzania
CS8
201053
Jennine struggles to complete her care work because of long distances and fixed working hours under the VUP
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Rwanda