Shahra Razavi is the Director of the Social Protection Department at the International Labour Organization. She is a development economist, with more than 25 years of experience working on social policy, social protection, gender and development. Before joining the ILO in 2020, she was Chief of the Research and Data Section at UN Women, and Senior Researcher at the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD). She obtained her Bsc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and her MSc. and Ph.D. from Oxford University and has published extensively on social policy, social protection, gender, labour markets and the care economy in a development context.
The event consists of the launch of the ILO and UNICEF report on Social Protection and Child Labour followed by a panel discussion and a subsequent plenary session.