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
1238 30 303002/P 303002 3 Depleted 0 1 0 0 1
1242 20 303028/P 303028 4 Depleted 0 1 0 0 0
1254 37 CS2 Tanzania 194 5 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1256 32 CS4 Tanzania 198 5 Towards a double boon 1 0 1 0
1258 28 CS6 Tanzania 189 5 Depleted 1 0 0 0
1312 29 CS16 203112 2 Coping 1 0 1 0
1218 47 404023P 404023 5 Depleted 5 1 0 1 0
1196 28 401012/NP 401012 2 Towards a double boon 0 1 0 0 0
1220 22 404050NP 404050 1 Towards a double boon 1 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 - 10 of 10
303001/NP
303001
Lack of affordable creche forces 80 year old grandmother to care for twin grandchildren
2
Coping
India
303002/P
303002
Lack of public care support for adult dependents consigns Simran to rolling incense sticks
3
Depleted
India
303028/P
303028
Widowed Parvati rolls incense sticks while older mother goes for factory work to support their family
4
Depleted
India
CS2 Tanzania
CS2 Tanzania
194
Despite low wages, Harriet believes she ‘gains from her sweat’
5
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
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
CS6 Tanzania
CS6 Tanzania
189
Henrieta’s precarious balance of income, family and community
5
Depleted
Tanzania
CS16
203112
Supporting elderly parents as well as her children leaves single mother Jane depleted
2
Coping
Rwanda

Gauri BK (47)

404023P
404023
Gender norms affecting Gauri’s capacity to care and to earn
5
Depleted
Nepal
401012/NP
401012
Access to skilled paid work and support from parents is essential to single mother Urmila
2
Towards a double boon
Nepal
404050NP
404050
Pushpa’s Herculean effort: balancing care work, paid work and studies
1
Towards a double boon
Nepal