As a symbol of ‘Islamic’ oppression and backwardness for some and an emblem of dignity and devout faith for others, veiling has sparked discussions centered on religion. However, recent unveiling policies in several European countries have characterized veiling as far more than an expression of religious faith.
Women’s increasing integration into the labour market comes with a crisis of care systems and the development of a labour market for care work. Increasingly women migrate to richer countries to seek employment in the care sector, hoping their salary will improve the living conditions of their families.
When we speak about economics or read about the subject in the newspapers, generally the focus is on the market, prices or competition. Yet the modern economy is far more than that. It has been a twin birth since the outset: the birth of non-identical, bisexual twins.