Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1221 20 301013/P 301013 3 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1226 24 301034/NP 301034 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1231 22 302009/P 302009 1 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1206 22 402047/NP 402047 2 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1201 22 402014/NP 402014 2 Depleted 0 1 1 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
301013/P
301013
Maya struggles to take care of her child while working on government employment guarantee programme
3
Coping
India

Hema Bai (24)

301034/NP
301034
Pregnant worker on government employment guarantee scheme, Hema Bai, struggles against discrimination and drudgery
3
Depleted
India
302009/P
302009
Dam construction wrecks havoc on Suneetha’s time
1
Coping
India

Durga BK (22)

402047/NP
402047
Durga struggles to earn and care for her two small children
2
Coping
Nepal

Bhuma BK (22)

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