Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1250 26 304025/P 304025 2 Towards a double boon 1 1 0 0 0
1282 28 CS30 Tanzania 28 2 Coping 1 0 0 0
1307 27 CS5 203081 3 Depleted 0 0 1 0
1308 28 CS7 203124 3 Depleted 0 0 1 0
1311 27 CS11 203072 3 Coping 0 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 - 5 of 5
304025/P
304025
Rukmini is able to send her children to a private school through good returns from stitching bags at home
2
Towards a double boon
India
CS30 Tanzania
CS30 Tanzania
28
Noerina’s ideas for reorganizing care and community work
2
Coping
Tanzania
CS5
203081
Nine-year-old boy loses out on playing as he replaces his mother Marceline while she earns a livelihood
3
Depleted
Rwanda
CS7
203124
Lack of access to water and electricity makes life harder for single mother Eliza
3
Depleted
Rwanda
CS11
203072
Returns from farming through a WEE programme are insufficient for single mother Aisha’s needs
3
Coping
Rwanda