Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1265 26 CS13 Tanzania 33 1 Coping 1 0 0 0
1272 38 CS20 Tanzania 3 4 Coping 1 0 0 0
1206 22 402047/NP 402047 2 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1198 19 401048/NP 401048 2 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1205 34 402044/NP 402044 5 Coping 0 1 1 1 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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CS13
CS13 Tanzania
33
Gloria’s schoolgoing younger sister helps her meet her many obligations
1
Coping
Tanzania
CS20 Tanzania
CS20 Tanzania
3
Daniela finds vegetables for sale – as well as four young sons – all need a lot of care
4
Coping
Tanzania

Durga BK (22)

402047/NP
402047
Durga struggles to earn and care for her two small children
2
Coping
Nepal
401048/NP
401048
Teenaged mother of two struggles to earn and care with little help
2
Coping
Nepal

Manju BK (34)

402044/NP
402044
Manju delegates care work to her teenage daughter
5
Coping
Nepal