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
1266 30 CS14 Tanzania 177 3 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1213 31 403042NP 403042 5 Coping 0 1 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

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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
CS14
CS14 Tanzania
177
Josephine’s husband helps a bit, but ‘cannot cook’ for their three children
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
403042NP
403042
A couple struggle together to recover from the loss of their business
5
Coping
Nepal