Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1223 35 301019/NP 301019 6 Towards a double boon 0 1 1 1 0
1236 35 302038/NP 302038 6 Coping 0 1 0 0 0
1256 32 CS4 Tanzania 198 5 Towards a double boon 1 0 1 0
1266 30 CS14 Tanzania 177 3 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1272 38 CS20 Tanzania 3 4 Coping 1 0 0 0
1309 34 CS8 203130 4 Coping 1 0 1 0
1213 31 403042NP 403042 5 Coping 0 1 0 0 0
1219 33 404048NP 404048 6 Towards a double boon 0 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

Displaying 1 - 8 of 8
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
302038/NP
302038
Gendered and cultural norms restrict woman’s paid work mobility
6
Coping
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
CS14
CS14 Tanzania
177
Josephine’s husband helps a bit, but ‘cannot cook’ for their three children
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS20 Tanzania
CS20 Tanzania
3
Daniela finds vegetables for sale – as well as four young sons – all need a lot of care
4
Coping
Tanzania
CS8
203130
Esperance and her husband engage in informal paid work with long working hours just to make ends meet
4
Coping
Rwanda
403042NP
403042
A couple struggle together to recover from the loss of their business
5
Coping
Nepal
404048NP
404048
Caste norms restrict Sumitra’s earning options and prevent her daughters from helping her with household work
6
Towards a double boon
Nepal