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    Technology 20 July 2023

    10 Ways to Govern Work in the Platform Economy

    As technology continues to change the world of work irreversibly, its impact on the workforce and the need for equitable distribution of digital work gains continues to gain emphasis. This document, drafted through the consultations with JJN’s global research consortium highlights the role of public systems, the classification of platform workers, the challenges of collective bargaining and the implications for women in platform work. It outlines that path for further research and policy intervention to support worker well-being and sustainable platform models.


    Water and Livelihoods in Maharashtra

    This report, part of Jal Kaushal, a research project undertaken in partnership with Arghyam, explores the jobs-tasks-skills nexus of water management in rural Maharashtra. Building on the understanding that community involvement is critical for water management, this report seeks to illuminate the nature of this involvement and the barriers that need to be overcome to ensure sustained water management and achieve water security.

    by Apoorva Dhingra, Nidhi Batra

    Managing Water, Securing Livelihoods 

    This policy brief, produced as part of Jal Kaushal, offers recommendations to nurture a frontline workforce that can enhance water management outcomes and cultivate livelihood security. It was produced through secondary and primary research conducted across 50 Gram Panchayats in five states.

    by Sabina Dewan et al.
    Technology, Gender 18 May 2023

    Empowerment or Exploitation: Global Perspectives on Women’s Work in the Platform Economy

    This signature volume of essays, part of a regular series curated and edited by the JustJobs Network, seeks to provide varying perspectives on the opportunities and challenges that technology, particularly digital platforms, pose for women’s work and delves into the impact of the platform economy on women's experiences in work.

    Technology 1 May 2023

    Rajasthan Drafts Bill For Gig Workers: Will It Hold Aggregators Accountable?

    On 10 February, the Rajasthan government announced that it would introduce the Rajasthan Platform-based Gig Workers (Registration and Welfare) Bill, 2023. The draft bill, accessed by The Quint, envisages a social security and welfare board for platform-based workers.

    Others 28 April 2023

    How India’s population exploded to overtake China’s and what’s next

    So how did India’s population get so big, and how long will it last? Can India's population be a tremendous productive force for the economy?


    Jal Kaushal: Skilling people for Water

    In this episode of Voices For Water, our host Karthik Nagarajan will be in conversation with Sabina Dewan, the Founder and Executive Director of the JustJobs Network, which has partnered with Arghyam to conduct a research study on "Jal Kaushal" to understand skill development in the water sector and identify gaps and challenges.

    Gender 8 March 2023

    Gig work must do more than expand female labour force participation

    Just bringing more women into the labour market isn’t enough. Whether the work provides pathways for professional growth, the quality and conditions of work are also critical considerations if we want to reap the economic and social benefits of women’s participation in the labour force

    Others 6 December 2022

    India’s G20 presidency an opportunity to focus on Global South

    India must push the G20 to take pre-emptive action, rather than just react, by prioritising two key challenges confronting much of the Global South. It must address growing debt burdens, and prioritise financial and technical assistance to build viable social security systems


    How is the climate crisis affecting our jobs?

    Harish Hande (Co-founder, SELCO) and Sabina Dewan (Founder and ED, JustJobs Network) debate pathways to sustainable livelihoods for those most vulnerable to the climate crisis.