“Around the world, the pandemic is rendering once-safe jobs potentially unviable. What must governments do to keep the ambition of full, productive and decent employment for all alive?” JJN President and Executive Director Sabina Dewan contributes an article to the latest report by the United Nations Association – UK and Witan Media “Sustainable Development Goals. Building Back Better”
In an interview with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) India, Sabina Dewan talks about ways out of the employment crisis in India. She assesses the impact of COVID-19 and the role of governmental schemes to boost rural employment.
December 01, 2020
3:30 - 5:00 PM (India Standard Time)
Online (MS Teams)
The world of work is changing rapidly and the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating this trend. Less than two decades ago, hailing a cab meant standing on the side of the street and waving one down. Food delivery was limited to restaurants that could afford delivery personnel, and business process outsourcing conjured images of young professionals in call […]
June 19, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (India Standard Time)
Against the backdrop of the differential impacts of COVID-19 on gig workers, how have and will women gig workers/sellers fare? This webinar will bring the voices of some women entrepreneurs that have leveraged platforms to build their livelihoods to the forefront. Participants will hear how women gig-workers, platforms and experts assess the current and future impact of the pandemic on gig work.