• Cyber Violence against Women and Girls: Key Terms and Concepts

    Digital platforms have often been celebrated for allowing equal opportunities for public self-expression, regardless of one’s identity and status. Yet, not everyone is welcome in the cyberspace. The digital arena has become a breeding ground for a range of exclusionary and violent discourses and beliefs, expressed and disseminated in a context of anonymity and impunity. Both women and men can...

  • Combating Cyber Violence against Women and Girls

    Digital platforms have often been celebrated for allowing equal opportunities for public self-expression, regardless of one’s identity and status. Yet, not everyone is welcome in the cyberspace. The digital arena has become a breeding ground for a range of exclusionary and violent discourses and beliefs, expressed and disseminated in a context of anonymity and impunity. Both women and men can...

  • Online Panel Survey of Platform Workers: Technical report

    This technical report presents EIGE’s online panel survey of platform workers which was carried out in 2020 in ten Member states of the European Union (EU). The survey results are presented in the study on artificial intelligence, platform work and gender equality . Advancements in digitalisation brought profound opportunities, but also new challenges in the labour market. Among major developments...

  • Artificial intelligence and gender equality

    Does Artificial Intelligence help or hinder the fight for gender equality? EIGE’s Director Carlien Scheele delved deeper into this digital dilemma and presented EIGE’s latest research on AI during a webinar held by the S&D Working Group on Artificial Intelligence and Gender Equality on 30 March 2022. Good Afternoon Artificial Intelligence has permeated almost all aspect of our lives. And...

  • The economy of the future: How can the EU ensure gender equality?

    EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele delivered this speech at Ministers' Round Table on Equality forum, which was a part of the conference Women's economic empowerment: key to gender equality hosted by the French European Union Council Presidency on 31 January 2022. Good morning dear ministers and dear colleagues, As you know, the European Parliament just elected its third female president. To...

  • Artificial intelligence, platform work and gender equality

    This report examines the opportunities and challenges for gender equality in labour markets transformed by artificial intelligence (AI) and platform work. To do this, it assesses the following issues from a gender perspective: AI-related transformation of the labour market, including working conditions, work relationships, the organisation of work and content. Working conditions and work patterns of women and men engaged...

  • Speech to the European Parliament FEMM committee

    EIGE's Director Carlien Scheele delivered this speech to the European Parliament FEMM committee on 25 January 2022.