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Looking back on the year 2021

The year 2021 has been rich in events and developments towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8.7 to eradicate forced and child labour. In this retrospective of events and news, we look back at the...

2021: Back in the field to identify effective and sustainable solutions

Discover our 2021 achievements! A year of action marked by the distribution of our new guide for the sustainable prevention of child labour and forced labour, the organisation of a second drawing competition in partnership...

Discover the beautiful cartoons that won the RHSF-ILO competition on forced labour

Discover all the winners of the competition launched by RHSF and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

World Day against Trafficking in Persons
30 July 2021
Cartoonists from all over the world draw their visions of forced labour

To mark World Day Against Trafficking in Persons the International Labour Organization and Human Resources without Borders have announced the winners of an international cartoon competition on forced labour. GENEVA (ILO News) – Three cartoonists...

Interview of Martine Combemale, President and Founder of RHSF

A recent report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Unicef, the UN agency in charge of child welfare, estimates that 160 million children will be forced to work in early 2020. That is 8.4...

Why made in France is not a protection against child labor

Martine Combemale, President of Human Ressources Without Borders (RHSF) was interviewed by Europe 1. While a UN report points for the first time to an increase in child labor in 20 years, products made in...

Ending child labour: let’s make France a true “pathfinder country”

Tribune of the “Social Management” magazine destined to  social partners publishes the RHSF column on France’s desire to become a “pioneer country” in the elimination of child labor and forced labor. On 11 June, France announced...

How to stop child labor aggravated by Covid-19?

In a report released on Thursday 10 June, two days before the World Day Against Child Labour on Saturday 12 June, the UN warns that child labour is on the rise, after declining steadily over...

Ending child and forced labour: let’s make France a true “pathfinder country”

Communiqué de RHSF et du député Dominique Potier, porteur de la loi sur le devoir de vigilance. L’engagement de la France comme pays pionnier est une occasion unique.

50 for Freedom campaign to end modern slavery

More than 25 million women, men and children are living in modern slavery situations – that’s 3 out of every 1,000 people in the world. A coordinated effort by governments and activists around the world...

Martine Combemale : « Child labour is invisible. And yet, it is present (…) even close to our home »

In the interview with France 3, the founder of RHSF explains how RHSF was created, why the year 2021 is a pivotal moment for child labour eradication and how it is possible to take and...