Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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Displaying 1 - 7 of 7
1225 35 301033/P 301033 6 Coping 0 1 1 0 0
1286 21 CS2 201002 1 Towards a double boon 0 0 0 0
1294 40 CS10 201091 2 Depleted 0 0 0 0
1201 22 402014/NP 402014 2 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1124 40 404004P 404004 5 Towards a double boon 0 1 0 0 0
1199 32 402003/P 402003 3 Coping 2 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

Displaying 1 - 7 of 7
301033/P
301033
Teesta and her teenage daughters walk long distances to fetch water after long and arduous days on construction sites
6
Coping
India
CS2
201002
Extended family helps single mother Liliose, who struggles to undertake VUP work without childcare facilities
1
Towards a double boon
Rwanda
CS10
201091
Lack of water facilities in the village exacerbates the work that Yvette does, leaving her with no choice but to rely on her young daughters to help her complete all her household activities
2
Depleted
Rwanda

Bhuma BK (22)

402014/NP
402014
Her husband’s out-migration limits Bhuma’s paid work options
2
Depleted
Nepal
404004P
404004
Redistribution of care and paid work among family members enhancing Ramkala’s paid work options
5
Towards a double boon
Nepal
402003/P
402003
Rukmini balances childcare and paid work since her husband migrated to Malaysia
3
Coping
Nepal

Manju BK (34)

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