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The Economics of Care work in a Capitalist Economy
Why is the very labour that is at the heart of our economy unpaid and what are the solutions?

Speakers on the interactive open include:

- Ursula Barry is an Associate Professor at School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice, University College Dublin, specialising in gender, equality, the care economy and public policy. See www.ucd.ie/research/people/socialpolicysocialworksocialjustice/msursulabarry/

- Aoife Smith, The Great Care Co-op. The GCC are a team of mostly migrant women who came together to change how care is being provided using a human rights and equality approach. Focusing on better care for cares and those who are being cared for. They are a not for profit carer run and owned cooperative organisation who invest profit back into the organisation, improving carers jobs by investing on training and contributing to pensions. See: https://www.thegreatcarecoop.ie/

An open discussion and event brought to you by Common Ground Bray, Dublin Food Co-op and 80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World

Sep 29, 2020 07:30 PM in Dublin

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