JWB Meets Front-Line Medical Social Workers at NUH

Justice Without Borders recently met with medical social workers from National University Hospital (NUH), to share JWB’s work, and how they can contribute to identifying victims’ civil compensation claims in cases involving migrant workers. About 30 medical social workers joined the session, and they raised fresh perspectives on issues relating to migrant workers. How Medical…

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Training HOME’s Filipino Caseworkers on Evidence Collection and Civil Claims

Justice Without Borders recently led HOME’s Filipino caseworkers on good practices in evidence collection and identifying and handling victims’ civil compensation claims. The caseworkers are veterans in the field, with more than 10 years of work experience in Singapore. They constitute part of the critical front-line in access to just compensation. HOME (Humanitarian Organization for…

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Delivering Know-How to the Frontlines: JWB Training with Hagar

Hagar International’s Singapore branch is on the frontlines of support for victims of exploitation and human trafficking. Working to help victims return home and recover, they are perfectly positioned to identify victims’ claims for just compensation against their abusers, and help preserve the evidence before they go home. Justice Without Borders (“JWB”) recently shared its…

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SG Caseworkers Learn Civil Claim Strategies with JWB

JWB recently organised its inaugural Caseworker Forum and Training on cross-border civil litigation for migrant workers in Singapore. Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) sponsored the training, with HSF partner Nicola Yeomans welcoming the participants to the event. Representatives from local and regional NGOs participated in three sessions that examined the key administrative and civil law mechanisms…

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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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HK Lawyers Train on Civil Litigation for Migrant Workers

JWB recently conducted its first Hong Kong Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Workshop for a group of Hong Kong lawyers, caseworkers and researchers. The event, “Private Remedies for International Migrant Workers in the 21st Century: A Legal Education Workshop on Cross-Border Civil Litigation,” was co-hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (HSF) and the Human Rights in…

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JWB Welcomes Sri Aryani, Pro Bono Officer for Indonesia

JWB is delighted to welcome Sri Aryani (Ari) on board as our Indonesia Pro Bono Officer, based in Jakarta. Prior to joining JWB, Ari worked for 12 years as a senior official at the Tifa Foundation in management and labour migration research positions. She holds a Master’s Degree in Sociology from the University of Indonesia…

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Singapore Update: Training Pro Bono Lawyers for Cross-border Litigation

Justice Without Borders and its co-hosts recently held the 2nd annual Continuing Professional Development workshop on cross-border civil litigation for migrant worker clients. Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) again generously sponsored the Workshop, with HSF’s own Fatim Jumabhoy welcoming the crowd. The Workshop sought to introduce our audience of 34 attendees, including 22 locally qualified lawyers,…

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