The report aims to identify material challenges pertaining to conditions of work and labour relations that gig workers face in emerging and developing countries. It focuses on three case countries in Africa (Kenya, Nigeria and Rwanda) and four case countries in Asia (India, Myanmar, Thailand and the Philippines).download Open
This report aims to provide a comprehensive analytical overview of women’s engagement in platform work, and presents findings from an in-depth study of women’s work in one of India’s leading platform companies.download Open
As AI adoption grows, how are companies working to manage risk and stay ahead of the pack? Deloitte’s third annual survey suggests how leaders’ thinking is changing as applications become pervasive throughout the organization.download Open
This framework agreement is the shared commitment of the European cross-sectoral social partners to optimise the benefits and deal with the challenges of digitalisation in the world of work.download Open
The paper provides in-depth case studies of the potential impact of new automation technologies on employment in apparel and electronics global supply chains, focusing on companies that are makers and users of industrial robots and other automation technologies. The paper provides a shop floor perspective on the technological bottlenecks to the use of automation in these industries, which have been strategically important for developing countries and have experienced extensive offshoring of production in recent decades. We also focus on these industries because they illustrate challenges to the automation of seemingly routine work as well as the technological bottlenecks that are specific to each.download Open
Reliable access to an affordable and high-quality Internet connection and digital skills remain gatekeepers for gender equity. This week's FemLab.co blog takes a closer look at what is required to establish and ensure 'meaningful connectivity' for women worldwide and close…
The promise of "Digital India" can only hold true if access to the Internet is unrestricted for all. In this FemLab.co blog, Renza Iqbal points to the structural inequalities that girls and women face are facing and how they limit…
The Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2020 highlights 30 technology profiles that will significantly change society and business over the next five to ten years.
As the pandemic spring has turned into the pandemic summer—and with no sign of abating once fall arrives—Americans are beginning to grapple with how the disease will change daily life forever.