Sexual harassment and the sharing economy: the dark side of working for strangers

Women working for companies like Uber and DoorDash say they have been groped, threatened and harassed by customers. Their stories highlight how technology connects strangers – and opens the door for abuse by Sam Levin in San Francisco When a male customer grabbed Melissa’s breast, she didn’t bother reporting it to DoorDash, the on-demand food …

Caring, Survival and Justice vs the Tyranny of the Market: International Women’s Conference

ALL WELCOME   Dear friends, Here is the leaflet for the conference with a partial list of confirmed speakers. We will update that list as confirmations come in and send a link so you can book in advance. Please circulate this mailing as widely as possible on email, facebook, twitter… The presence of women and …

Withdrawal of the Maternity Leave Directive is a blow for women’s rights in Europe

[Press release, Brussels 1 July 2015] While it may have been on the cards for some time, the actual official announcement today by Commission Vice-President Timmermans to withdraw the Maternity Leave Directive is one more sign that the European Union (EU) and the Member States are failing women across Europe. The withdrawal of the Maternity …