Participatory Methodology: Rapid Care Analysis

Publication date

07 Oct 2013

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Oxfam’s Innovations in Care Work Project proposes a methodology for assessing care work in rural and urban communities, and for discussing options to redistribute and reduce care responsibilities more equitably. The methodology is composed of two ‘companion documents’:

The Guidance for Managers and Facilitators provides the background for making adequate and effective use of the Rapid Care Analysis tool, and for making decisions in terms of resources, timeframe, and choice of exercises based on the specific programme objectives and types of outputs required. It should be read before undertaking the exercises in this toolbox.

This Toolbox of Exercises presents a concrete method for implementing Rapid Care Analysis using participatory exercises and focus-group discussions which can be adapted to various contexts and programmes.