Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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Displaying 1 - 6 of 6
1227 35 301040/P 301040 6 Depleted 0 1 0 0 1
1274 35 CS22 Tanzania 101 1 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1303 31 CS14 203003 3 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1192 30 401034/P 401034 3 Towards a double boon 0 1 1 0 0
1207 37 403008NP 403008 3 Depleted 0 1 1 0 0
1208 30 403009P 403009 3 Coping 3 0 0 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 - 6 of 6
301040/P
301040
Husband helps with care tasks, but with lack of essential public services, Divya’s family struggles to survive.
6
Depleted
India
CS22 Tanzania
CS22 Tanzania
101
Miriam’s new income reduces the drudgery of her care responsibilities
1
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS14
203003
Lack of childcare facilities under WEE programme makes it difficult to combine paid and unpaid work for Agathe, despite support from her husband
3
Towards a double boon
Rwanda
401034/P
401034
What needs to change: suggestions from Sharmila, seed-selling mother of three
3
Towards a double boon
Nepal

Kusum BK (37)

403008NP
403008
Kusum ‘stretches time’ to manage care for three small children and back-breaking labour
3
Depleted
Nepal

Kabita BK (30)

403009P
403009
Gender norms restrict widow Kabita’s work options, making everyday life harder
3
Coping
Nepal