Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

Summary

 
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1222 32 301016/NP 301016 6 Coping 1 1 0 0 0
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
1214 35 403026P 403026 3 Coping 2 0 0 0 0
1208 30 403009P 403009 3 Coping 3 0 0 0 0
1209 36 403015P 403015 3 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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301016/NP
301016
Poverty, alcoholism and absence of public services exacerbates the double burden that Sarita and her children have to bear
6
Coping
India
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
403026P
403026
Single mother Heema struggles to balance earning with caring for her three children
3
Coping
Nepal

Kabita BK (30)

403009P
403009
Gender norms restrict widow Kabita’s work options, making everyday life harder
3
Coping
Nepal
403015P
403015
Parents’ ill health puts children’s education at risk
3
Depleted
Nepal