Indonesia

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Solidarity Center’s Indonesia program includes a strong advocacy component that involves working with unions to engage international corporate supply chain stakeholders and legal tools to advance and protect workers’ legal rights.

 

In Indonesia, the Solidarity Center seeks to increase the capacity of unions and human rights groups to empower workers, including those in the garment, palm oil, extractive and public sectors, so they have a voice in working conditions and can better provide for their families in a global economy rife with inequality.

The Solidarity Center provides training for workers and their unions in addressing and preventing sexual harassment and other forms of gender-based violence at work, and supports local partners in stemming the trend toward short-term employment contracts that offer no job security, social benefit protections or decent wages.

Solidarity Center’s Indonesia program also contains a strong advocacy component that involves working with unions to engage international corporate supply chain stakeholders, the media and domestic and international legal tools to advance and protect workers’ legal rights. The Solidarity Center conducts programs and advocacy around Just Transition—active engagement of actors in the world of work to promote sustainable development—in both the palm oil and extractive sectors, and provides training and support to Indonesian migrant workers and local government officials on human trafficking and worker rights.

Media Contact

Kate Conradt
Communications Director
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