A collection of articles from around the world on women’s experiences of digital labour platforms

The rise of digital labour platforms has attracted the attention of the media, regulators, and academics. A vast amount of literature and commentary has been produced over the last few years. However, with some exceptions, there continues to be important knowledge gaps about the gender dynamics that exist in the platform economy and about women’s experiences of platform work across different economic and social realities. 

To help fill this gap Digital Future Society is publishing Global Perspectives on Women, Work and Digital Labour Platformscollection of 10 articles written by 26 gig economy experts.

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Other DFS Think Tank publications on digital labour platforms

The Digital Future Society Think Tank undertakes and commissions research on the impact of technology on society, with a special focus on the design, use and regulation of technology. One of our current areas of research is the future of work and specifically the expansion and impact of digital labour platforms.

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Home care and digital platforms in Spain

Spain’s Ley de Promoción de la Autonomía Personal y Atención a las Personas en Situación …
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Beauty platform workers and their customers in India

Gendered practices on digital platforms: beauty platform workers and their customers in India Digital labour …
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Digital platform work in Spain: what do we know?

The national and international expansion of digital labour platforms across multiple sectors lies at the …