Beauty and the Platform Economy

On-demand, platform-based provision of beauty and wellness services is a booming vertical in India. The experiences of two migrant women beauty workers who work through the platform, UrbanClap, indicates how the pandemic and the rent-seeking platform are forcing them to move back home. The committed application of a gender perspective brings out the nuances in women's migration in the Indian platform economy.

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Published on: 2020-09-07
From Bot Populi