Shawna Bader-Blau

Briefing: Decent Work for Adults Can Reduce Child Labor

Reducing and eliminating child labor requires a focus on decent work for adults, said Solidarity Center Executive Director Shawna Bader-Blau, speaking yesterday on Capitol Hill. Such an approach, she said, must build the capacity of vulnerable workers to negotiate the terms of their employment and to advocate for local and national policies that address the… [READ MORE]

Women’s Empowerment, Gender Equality, and Labor Rights

Plenary Opening Remarks and Welcome Keynote • Shawna Bader-Blau, Executive Director, Solidarity Center Welcome  • Rosana Sousa de Deus, Executive Committee, Central Única dos Trabalhadores, CUT • Cássia Bufelli, Women’s Secretary, União Geral dos Trabalhadores, UGT • Maria Auxiliadora dos Santos, Women’s Secretary, Força Sindical • Lais Abramo, Director, ILO Brazil Solidarity Center Executive Director Shawna Bader-Blau opened the July… [READ MORE]