Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1223 35 301019/NP 301019 6 Towards a double boon 0 1 1 1 0
1261 38 CS9 Tanzania 158 6 Coping 1 0 1 0
1295 42 CS7 201070 5 Depleted 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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301019/NP
301019
Gendered division of responsibilities remains unchanged over generations, trapping Indumati and her daughter-in-law in a perpetual imbalance between care and paid work
6
Towards a double boon
India
CS9 Tanzania
158
6
Coping
Tanzania
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