Data Subjects in the Femtech Matrix: A Feminist Political Economy Analysis of the Global Menstruapps Market

This study, conducted in partnership with DAWN, seeks to undertake a feminist political economy exploration of data policies and practices through close analysis of the erosion of privacy and data autonomy in the menstrual apps market. It looks to examine how self data-tracking practices shape data subjectivity, as well as the policy aspects of data processing by platform companies (especially from the Global South), to examine whose data is collected by whom and for what, within the global circuits of surveillance capitalism.

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This is the sixth issue paper under the Feminist Digital Justice Project.

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