Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1191 26 401013/P 401013 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1197 19 401022/NP 401022 1 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1201 22 402014/NP 402014 2 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1207 37 403008NP 403008 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1209 36 403015P 403015 3 Depleted 0 1 0 0 0
1215 35 404003P 404003 6 Depleted 0 1 0 0 0
1217 30 404014P 404014 4 Depleted 0 1 0 0 1
1218 47 404023P 404023 5 Depleted 5 1 0 1 0
1224 30 301030/P 301030 4 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1226 24 301034/NP 301034 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1227 35 301040/P 301040 6 Depleted 0 1 0 0 1

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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Gita BK (26)

401013/P
401013
Gita struggles to care for a congenitally ill child with a migrant husband
3
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Jamuna BK (19)

401022/NP
401022
Jamuna feels overwhelmed with paid and unpaid work responsibilities
1
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Bhuma BK (22)

402014/NP
402014
Her husband’s out-migration limits Bhuma’s paid work options
2
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Kusum BK (37)

403008NP
403008
Kusum ‘stretches time’ to manage care for three small children and back-breaking labour
3
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403015P
403015
Parents’ ill health puts children’s education at risk
3
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404003P
404003
Menuka does back-breaking labour – carrying her infant son on her back
6
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404014P
404014
Long hours of poorly paid work force Radhika to push care work onto her daughters
4
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Gauri BK (47)

404023P
404023
Gender norms affecting Gauri’s capacity to care and to earn
5
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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
4
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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
301040/P
301040
Husband helps with care tasks, but with lack of essential public services, Divya’s family struggles to survive.
6
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India