Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1251 25 304028/P 304028 3 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1302 55 CS12 203028 6 Coping 1 0 0 0
1303 31 CS14 203003 3 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1311 27 CS11 203072 3 Coping 0 0 0 0
1203 38 402027/P 402027 4 Coping 1 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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304028/P
304028
SEWA member Reema is able to send her children to private school, but works hard without any rest.
3
Coping
India
CS12
203028
Lack of childcare services in WEE programme intensifies Dative’s depletion because of an overburden of both paid work and unpaid care work
6
Coping
Rwanda
CS14
203003
Lack of childcare facilities under WEE programme makes it difficult to combine paid and unpaid work for Agathe, despite support from her husband
3
Towards a double boon
Rwanda
CS11
203072
Returns from farming through a WEE programme are insufficient for single mother Aisha’s needs
3
Coping
Rwanda
402027/P
402027
Decent paid work would help Jayanti balance the demands on her time
4
Coping
Nepal