Reporting Global Tech Stories

Global gig work: a deep data dive

Working for ecommerce, rideshare, telehealth, and other gig-work platforms is stressful, insecure, and worse for women. For the companies, it’s rarely profitable. It’s taking over the globe anyway. We surveyed nearly 5,000 gig workers across 15 countries, and conducted dozens of in-depth interviews. Here’s what we learned: