Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1264 27 CS12 Tanzania 105 1 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1263 30 CS11 Tanzania 111 4 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1262 37 CS10 Tanzania 159 5 Depleted 1 0 0 0
1267 29 CS15 Tanzania 160 3 Towards a double boon 0 0 0 0
1266 30 CS14 Tanzania 177 3 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1265 26 CS13 Tanzania 33 1 Coping 1 0 0 0
1268 47 CS16 Tanzania 89 1 Coping 1 0 0 0
1261 38 CS9 Tanzania 158 6 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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CS12 Tanzania
105
Maria’s successful balance of family life and running a restaurant
1
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS11 Tanzania
111
Judith manages caring and farming with the help of her younger sister
4
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS10 Tanzania
159
Caring for her big family cuts into Mama Barbra’s profits
5
Depleted
Tanzania
CS15 Tanzania
160
Carol on her all-female family and her triple burden of care, income, and community
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS14 Tanzania
177
Josephine’s husband helps a bit, but ‘cannot cook’ for their three children
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS13 Tanzania
33
Gloria’s schoolgoing younger sister helps her meet her many obligations
1
Coping
Tanzania
CS16 Tanzania
89
Mama Marion takes a managerial approach to managing the finances and family life for eight
1
Coping
Tanzania
CS9 Tanzania
158
6
Coping
Tanzania