Women in the Platform Economy: Access, Autonomy and Agency
Tandem Research and The Center for Internet and Society organized a workshop at the Internet Governance Forum.
Tandem Research and The Center for Internet and Society organized a workshop at the Internet Governance Forum. The workshop was aimed at discussing the policy interventions needed to improve women’s participation in the platform economy and ensuring decent work.
Simiran Lalvani, a doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford; Fairuz Mullagee, co-ordinator of the Social Law Project; and Sofia Scasserra, Professor and Researcher at Labour Institute spoke about circumstances facing women in India, South Africa and Argentina. The conversation centred around ensuring equal participation for women, the need to include women in organising efforts by gig workers, and the need to develop regulatory frameworks to hold platforms accountable.
Watch it here.