Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1262 37 CS10 Tanzania 159 5 Depleted 1 0 0 0
1267 29 CS15 Tanzania 160 3 Towards a double boon 0 0 0 0
1274 35 CS22 Tanzania 101 1 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1217 30 404014P 404014 4 Depleted 0 1 0 0 1
1215 35 404003P 404003 6 Depleted 0 1 0 0 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

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CS10 Tanzania
CS10 Tanzania
159
Caring for her big family cuts into Mama Barbra’s profits
5
Depleted
Tanzania
CS15 Tanzania
CS15 Tanzania
160
Carol on her all-female family and her triple burden of care, income, and community
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS22 Tanzania
CS22 Tanzania
101
Miriam’s new income reduces the drudgery of her care responsibilities
1
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
404014P
404014
Long hours of poorly paid work force Radhika to push care work onto her daughters
4
Depleted
Nepal
404003P
404003
Menuka does back-breaking labour – carrying her infant son on her back
6
Depleted
Nepal
404010P
404010
Struggling to do it all as the head of household and primary carer
4
Coping
Nepal