Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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Displaying 1 - 6 of 6
1223 35 301019/NP 301019 6 Towards a double boon 0 1 1 1 0
1256 32 CS4 Tanzania 198 5 Towards a double boon 1 0 1 0
1295 42 CS7 201070 5 Depleted 1 0 1 0
1218 47 404023P 404023 5 Depleted 5 1 0 1 0
1202 30 402019/P 402019 2 Towards a double boon 0 1 0 1 0
1216 35 404010P 404010 4 Coping 1 1 0 1 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 - 6 of 6
301019/NP
301019
Gendered division of responsibilities remains unchanged over generations, trapping Indumati and her daughter-in-law in a perpetual imbalance between care and paid work
6
Towards a double boon
India
CS4 Tanzania
CS4 Tanzania
198
Mama Janice combines earning with care and community work – with the help of her mother-in-law
5
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS7
201070
Alice struggles to support her aged husband and children while working in the VUP programme and undertaking all care activities
5
Depleted
Rwanda

Gauri BK (47)

404023P
404023
Gender norms affecting Gauri’s capacity to care and to earn
5
Depleted
Nepal
402019/P
402019
Sarita’s husband encourages her to earn – but offers little help with the domestic chores
2
Towards a double boon
Nepal
404010P
404010
Struggling to do it all as the head of household and primary carer
4
Coping
Nepal