UN Women Backs Away From Uber Partnership A Week After Announcement

“We fail to see how a million precarious, informal jobs could contribute to women’s economic empowerment,” global union Public Service Internationalwrote in a call for UN Women to end the partnership. “Indeed, it represents exactly what the women’s movement has been fighting for decades. Uber economics is the most aggressive informalisation of an industry which was already deregulated three decades ago.”