COVID-19 has highlighted the need to routinely inspect construction sites including camps and address any overcrowding and unsanitary conditions.
Haidy supports the review of ADB financed projects to ensure core labor standards are implemented according to ADB’s social protection requirement. She coordinates and contributes to ADB’s internal and external engagement on labor related issues. Before joining ADB, she worked with World Vision Cambodia as Director of Advocacy and Communications on child protection, child labor, anti-human trafficking, food security, governance, and social justice. A US national, she holds two masters in both Economics and Conservation Biology from the University of Wisconsin.
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A landmark international agreement designed to eliminate violence and harassment in the workplace has been passed. Now comes the hard part.
The participatory guarantee system is a win-win for both smallholder organic farmers and consumers.
In the run-up to the OGP Summit in Mexico City, ADB and representatives from governments, civil society, and multilateral organizations to share their impressions about the current framework.
About twenty years ago I was working for a well-known nongovernment organization (NGO), campaigning on many issues from access to affordable drugs for HIV/AIDS patients, to advocating for fair trade for small farmers. When asked what I did I explained about my advocacy for social justice. “Oh so, you’re promoting communism?” was the response.