Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1257 35 CS5 Tanzania 190 6 Coping 1 0 0 0
1265 26 CS13 Tanzania 33 1 Coping 1 0 0 0
1288 36 CS4 201008 6 Coping 1 0 0 0
1206 22 402047/NP 402047 2 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1203 38 402027/P 402027 4 Coping 1 1 0 0 0
1199 32 402003/P 402003 3 Coping 2 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

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CS5 Tanzania
CS5 Tanzania
190
Roberta on trying to earn an income while bringing up six daughters
6
Coping
Tanzania
CS13
CS13 Tanzania
33
Gloria’s schoolgoing younger sister helps her meet her many obligations
1
Coping
Tanzania
CS4
201008
Long distances to VUP worksites and irregular payments provides little support to Helen as she struggles to undertake both paid work and unpaid care work
6
Coping
Rwanda

Durga BK (22)

402047/NP
402047
Durga struggles to earn and care for her two small children
2
Coping
Nepal
402027/P
402027
Decent paid work would help Jayanti balance the demands on her time
4
Coping
Nepal
402003/P
402003
Rukmini balances childcare and paid work since her husband migrated to Malaysia
3
Coping
Nepal