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The gig economy: How can we make it fairer?

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Kim Harrisberg

Water Rights Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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The gig economy has grown exponentially in recent years. Image: Business News Daily

people harvest their own food at the Ciudadela Siembraviva at Santa Elena, Colombia, March 12, 2021.
People harvest their own food at the Ciudadela Siembraviva at Santa Elena. Image: SiembraViva

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shown here is Koiki worker sorting through parcels at the Madrid centre in Spain. February 2021.
Bigger corporates have also used their capital to fund ethical gig platforms. Image: Handout courtesy of Koiki

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