3 November 2021

Platform Economy

Obstacles remain for hiring women and minorities in India’s platform sector

“Scooter girls are the new delivery boys.” So Tweeted the Times of India recently when it was promoting its article about increasing numbers of women working as riders for India’s delivery platforms.

The article follows Reena Gupta, mother of two and one of the poster “scooter girls” – or “delivery partners” – for India’s food delivery platform, Zomato.

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by Lorraine Mullaney
Digital Platforms, Gender Gap, Women And Gig-work

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