Siriwan Vongkietpaisan

Ashoka Fellow
Thailand
Fellow Since 2006
SR Law Firm

Citation

This profile was prepared when Siriwan Vongkietpaisan was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2006.
Introduction
Siriwan Vongkietpaisan is reducing human trafficking and labor abuses, while establishing more protections for the rights of migrant workers in Thailand. By focusing on precedent-setting legal cases, education, and network building of monitoring groups, Siriwan and her law firm are reforming discriminatory laws, bringing traffickers to justice, and ensuring that poor and disadvantaged groups in Thailand have access to the legal system.
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