Cristina Carranco

Published on October 22, 2020

‘Violet Economy’: Gender Equality to Achieve Greater Economic and Labor Equity

‘Violet Economy’ (Economía Violeta) is an economic model proposal that aims at eliminating barriers of entry so that people can have access to opportunities in equal conditions, and hence reduce labor gaps between women and men. This model evinces the need to identify what are the most important elements to attain social welfare, so that the economy can better develop by taking into account men and women workers from the public, private and community sectors.

Published on August 14, 2020

International Youth Day: Ecuadorian youth are being affected the most by the Covid-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected young people’s employment. According to a recent report by the International Labor Organization (ILO), one in six people under the age of 30 are currently unemployed, and those who have kept their jobs have experienced a cut in their income due to a reduction in working hours.