Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1227 35 301040/P 301040 6 Depleted 0 1 0 0 1
1275 35 CS23 Tanzania 100 6 Depleted 1 0 0 0
1300 30 CS4 203084 4 Depleted 0 0 1 0
1301 31 CS6 203132 4 Depleted 0 0 1 0
1306 35 CS2 203082 5 Depleted 0 0 1 0
1217 30 404014P 404014 4 Depleted 0 1 0 0 1
1215 35 404003P 404003 6 Depleted 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

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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
CS23
CS23 Tanzania
100
Bernadet values her husband’s support in her efforts to earn and care for seven children
6
Depleted
Tanzania
CS4
203084
Divorced Denise struggles to combine paid work and unpaid care work without relying on her eight-year-old son
4
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Rwanda
CS6
203132
Jeanette struggles to combine paid work and care work without adverse effects on herself and her children
4
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Rwanda
CS2
203082
Children of Single mother are overburdened with care tasks
5
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Rwanda
404014P
404014
Long hours of poorly paid work force Radhika to push care work onto her daughters
4
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Nepal
404003P
404003
Menuka does back-breaking labour – carrying her infant son on her back
6
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Nepal