Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1256 32 CS4 Tanzania 198 5 Towards a double boon 1 0 1 0
1285 31 CS1 203083 3 Coping 1 0 1 0
1295 42 CS7 201070 5 Depleted 1 0 1 0
1299 42 CS3 203095 3 Towards a double boon 1 0 1 0
1309 34 CS8 203130 4 Coping 1 0 1 0
1312 29 CS16 203112 2 Coping 1 0 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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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
CS1
203083
Traditional care work duties leave Rose without time to rest
3
Coping
Rwanda
CS7
201070
Alice struggles to support her aged husband and children while working in the VUP programme and undertaking all care activities
5
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
CS8
203130
Esperance and her husband engage in informal paid work with long working hours just to make ends meet
4
Coping
Rwanda
CS16
203112
Supporting elderly parents as well as her children leaves single mother Jane depleted
2
Coping
Rwanda