An Empowering Exchange

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Wirdan Fauzi is a public interest lawyer with the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute. His job is to improve the lives of workers by building their understanding of their rights and advocating for changes to labor policies. But for Wirdan, it is much more than just a job, it’s a way to fulfill his personal goal of bringing about social change in Indonesia. As Wirdan puts it, “ . . . I considered the development of awareness, organizing and empowerment for the community [to be] the answer to building a collective social movement that will encourage social change”. Wirdan Fauzi, a public interest…