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Martine Combemale, fighter for human rights

Founder of the NGO Human Rights Without Borders (RHSF),Martine Combemale was awarded the Legion of Honour in 2020 for herfight against forced and child labor. “She must not enter into your office”. This warning pronounced...

RHSF and the Quai d’Orsay act together against child and forced labour

A United Nations study published on June 12 warns that Covid-19 may lead to the first increase in child labor in 20 years of efforts and progress. The NGO Human Resources Without Borders and France...

Supply-chain: social audits caught in the compliance trap?

Widely used by companies to protect their brands by ensuring that their suppliers comply with the main principles of respect for human rights, social audits are regularly criticized for their lack of reliability and effectiveness....

A Chinese company facing the Covid-19 crisis: “the responsible HR project carried by RHSF has played a positive role”

RHSF questioned Darren Li, the General Manager of Polyunion, a Chinese factory with more than 1000 employees, about his management of workers in the face of the coronavirus crisis. In 2015, RHSF’s support for this...

Martine Combemale received the Légion d’Honneur

On January 7 at the Quai d’Orsay in Toulouse, Martine Combemale, founder of the NGO Ressources Humaines sans Frontières (RHSF), was awarded the insignia of the Légion d’Honneur by François Delattre, Secretary General of the...

Martine Combemale : “Restoring pride to children”

She just got back from Costa Rica, and she’s on her way to Malaysia. Martine Combemale is always between two planes, two countries, two continents, defending a single cause: the eradication of child labour and...

UN Report on Contemporary Forms of Slavery

In connection with the United Nations report on contemporary forms of slavery, it is important to recall the various socio-economic and environmental changes that will increase the vulnerability of certain populations to violations of their...

21st-century slaves in Europe: an emergency situation

Modern slavery is often equated with forced prostitution, but it also affects other sectors. Migrants are particularly vulnerable to the risks of exploitation and forced labour, including in Europe. Interview with Aziz Ahammout, Operational Manager...

Identify cases of modern slavery

Training of professionals : “IDENTIFYING CASES OF MODERN SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING FOR THE PURPOSE OF LABOUR EXPLOITATION”. Do you regularly receive or accompany people in difficulty, in a situation of exclusion and/or foreigners? You...

New figures on modern slavery – decoding

France, 5th largest importer of products with risks. Rising estimates of the number of victims in rich countries… Do you want to understand this information, what modern slavery is all about and what your role...

Film-debate “Far from the shop windows, the real fashion-victims”

In the era of fast-fashion (disposable fashion) and overflowing wardrobes : who are the real fashion-victims? On April 24, 2013, globalization suddenly put a face on Bangladeshi women workers. On that day, more than 1000...

“Sustain, Now Is The Time” responsible purchasing

For Ecovadis’ annual meeting, decision-makers, entrepreneurs and institutional spokespersons will be present to compare their responsible purchasing practices and discover the latest trends. Among the speakers at this international event : Martine Combemale, Director of...