Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1237 40 303001/NP 303001 2 Coping 2 1 0 1 0
1291 45 CS5 201032 6 Depleted 0 0 0 0
1299 42 CS3 203095 3 Towards a double boon 1 0 1 0
1124 40 404004P 404004 5 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

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303001/NP
303001
Lack of affordable creche forces 80 year old grandmother to care for twin grandchildren
2
Coping
India
CS5
201032
Poverty and needing to support six children as a single parent pushes Josepha to look for informal jobs than work in better-paid VUP
6
Depleted
Rwanda
CS3
203095
Liliose juggles care and paid work along with her duties as the self-help group president
3
Towards a double boon
Rwanda
404004P
404004
Redistribution of care and paid work among family members enhancing Ramkala’s paid work options
5
Towards a double boon
Nepal