Balancing unpaid care work and paid work: Case studies

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1275 35 CS23 Tanzania 100 6 Depleted 1 0 0 0
1274 35 CS22 Tanzania 101 1 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1270 34 CS18 Tanzania 121 5 Coping 1 0 0 0
1272 38 CS20 Tanzania 3 4 Coping 1 0 0 0
1271 45 CS19 Tanzania 51 4 Towards a double boon 1 0 0 0
1273 24 CS21 Tanzania 91 3 Coping 1 0 0 0
1269 50 CS17 Tanzania 129 3 Towards a double boon 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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CS23 Tanzania
100
Bernadet values her husband’s support in her efforts to earn and care for seven children
6
Depleted
Tanzania
CS22 Tanzania
101
Miriam’s new income reduces the drudgery of her care responsibilities
1
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS18 Tanzania
121
Unpredictable markets disturb Denise’s careful balance of income with family life
5
Coping
Tanzania
CS20 Tanzania
3
Daniela finds vegetables for sale – as well as four young sons – all need a lot of care
4
Coping
Tanzania
CS19 Tanzania
51
Christine negotiates with her husband over her income earning work
4
Towards a double boon
Tanzania
CS21 Tanzania
91
Erica’s husband feels it is ‘not his job’ to feed the children
3
Coping
Tanzania
CS17 Tanzania
129
Mama Justine needs to redistribute household work to the men in her family
3
Towards a double boon
Tanzania