Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1249 32 304015/NP 304015 5 Depleted 4 1 1 0 1
1253 40 CS1 Tanzania 133 6 Depleted 1 0 0 0
1201 22 402014/NP 402014 2 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1207 37 403008NP 403008 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1208 30 403009P 403009 3 Coping 3 0 0 0 0
1203 38 402027/P 402027 4 Coping 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

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304015/NP
304015
Irregular and low-wage construction work adversely impacts Malavika’s children
5
Depleted
India
CS1 Tanzania

Mama Joy (40)

CS1 Tanzania
133
Joy depends on paid help to keep up with the unpaid care work
6
Depleted
Tanzania

Bhuma BK (22)

402014/NP
402014
Her husband’s out-migration limits Bhuma’s paid work options
2
Depleted
Nepal

Kusum BK (37)

403008NP
403008
Kusum ‘stretches time’ to manage care for three small children and back-breaking labour
3
Depleted
Nepal

Kabita BK (30)

403009P
403009
Gender norms restrict widow Kabita’s work options, making everyday life harder
3
Coping
Nepal
402027/P
402027
Decent paid work would help Jayanti balance the demands on her time
4
Coping
Nepal