ILO-JWB Partnership Brings Cross-border Civil Litigation Skills to Indonesia-Malaysia Corridor

JWB and the International Labour Organization (ILO) Malaysia hosted a workshop to develop civil litigation strategies for Indonesian migrant workers who face exploitation and human trafficking in Malaysia. The event in Kuala Lumpur brought together front-line NGOs and legal practitioners who regularly serve migrant workers in the home or host countries. Attendees looked to identify…

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JWB Exceeds Goals at Fundraiser in Singapore

JWB recently hosted its second “Happy Hour on a Mission” networking fundraiser at the Tower Club in Singapore. Over 40 legal and business professionals gathered to relax, network and raise funds to strengthen access to justice for victims of labour exploitation and trafficking in Singapore. With the support of our generous sponsors, we raised SGD$11,000….

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23 Sept: CPD Workshop on Cross-Border Civil Remedies

_______________________________________________ Practicing law in Hong Kong? Join us for our upcoming CPD event, Private Remedies for International Migrant Workers in the 21st Century: A Legal Education Workshop on Cross-Border Civil Litigation. This event will be held on Friday, 23rd September 2016, 1.00PM – 5.00PM, at Room 901 in the Cheng Yu Tung Tower, the University of Hong…

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A Worker’s Successful Claim Against Illegal Agency Fees

By Eugean Lo and Jenna Yuen, JWB Pro Bono Legal Fellows JWB Hong Kong has partnered  with the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU) and the Hong Kong branch of Serikat Buruh Migran Indonesia (SBMI) to support claims against unscrupulous employment agencies who overcharge workers in violation of the law. Recently, SBMI client Sundari successfully…

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Hong Kong: Training Community Leaders on Just Compensation

by Jenna Yuen, JWB Pro Bono Legal Fellow   JWB recently joined the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in a training seminar focused on protecting victims of human trafficking. More than fifty participants from Indonesian migrant worker organizations in Hong Kong attended the event, which covered identification of victims of trafficking, and how to provide support…

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Call for Volunteers: Accounting Gurus Wanted!

Have accounting skills? Come join us and put them to a good cause! Justice Without Borders (JWB) is recruiting volunteers to help coordinate our financial and accounting operations. This position will support the development of our operations across multiple jurisdictions, ensuring that we can effectively channel our resources to deliver access to justice for migrant…

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Call for volunteers: Donor Development Leaders Wanted!

Are you a people person who is good at networking, writing and event planning? Justice Without Borders (JWB) is recruiting volunteers to help advance our regional funding development projects. This position will help to develop our relationship with funders in order to advance access to just compensation for migrant worker victims of human trafficking and…

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