THE CONVERSATION: Automation has the potential to improve gender equality at work

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Release date: 11/6/2018

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If predictions are right, automation will transform work as we know it. But it’s difficult to know exactly which – and how many – jobs will be affected. Although there is a huge debate over just these questions, one area frequently overlooked is how automation will affect the prospect of gender equality.

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TitleAutomation has the potential to improve gender equality at work
Media name/outletThe Conversation
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date11/06/18
DescriptionIf predictions are right, automation will transform work as we know it. But it’s difficult to know exactly which – and how many – jobs will be affected. Although there is a huge debate over just these questions, one area frequently overlooked is how automation will affect the prospect of gender equality.
URLhttps://theconversation.com/automation-has-the-potential-to-improve-gender-equality-at-work-96807
PersonsJill Rubery, Debra Howcroft