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MatchImpulsa: an action research programme to boost the feminist platformization of social economy ArticlesGenderPlatform EconomySocial impact

MatchImpulsa: an action research programme to boost the feminist platformization of social economy

  By Mayo Fuster Morell and Ricard Espelt, researchers at the IN3’s Dimmons research group, director and coordinator (respectively) of MatchImpulsa and the Barcelona UOC Chair in Digital Economy   The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted[…]

The representation of femicide in media discourse ArticlesGenderWomen

The representation of femicide in media discourse

  By Mariana Aldrete, visiting researcher of the IN3’s CNSC group.   In 2018, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) reported that 14 Latin American nations were  among the[…]

Studying gender-based violence and disability CareDisabilityGenderHealthWomen

Studying gender-based violence and disability

By Asun Pié Balaguer, researcher of the IN3’s CareNet group.   According to the European Parliament’s Report (2004) on the situation of women from minority groups in the European Union, almost 80% of women with[…]

Smashing Catalan media patriarchy using digital tools ArticlesGenderInternetSocial NetworksWomen

Smashing Catalan media patriarchy using digital tools

By Marta Roqueta-Fernàndez, doctoral candidate of the IN3’s GenTIC group.   Over the last ten years, Catalonia and Spain have witnessed a revitalization of their vibrant – and increasingly plural – feminist movement. Feminists have[…]

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The platform economy reinforces gender inequality

With the COVID-19 pandemic we have seen an acceleration of the digitization and “platformization” of the economy. From the beginning, the platform economy has been celebrated as a more open, inclusive and democratic model than[…]