Children Win

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Children Win

Children Win is a global campaign co-ordinated by Terre des Hommes.

Our mission is to ensure that child rights are protected, preserved and respected before, during and after the organisation and delivery of Mega Sporting Events (MSEs), and that every event ensures a positive legacy for future generations.

Since 2014, we have been steadily increasing the pressure on MSE organisers with a track record of turning a blind eye to human rights violations, and demanding change from them. We have compiled irrefutable evidence that major events, such as the FIFA World Cup™ or the Olympic Games, can directly harm children or expose them to risks such as forced eviction, violence and exploitation. This is unacceptable and must stop.

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Latest News

Designers required! World Cup sticker album to support Terre des Hommes

19/06/2017 /

Fancy yourself as a football illustrator? Well now you can show off your design skills whilst showing your support for Children Win in the build-up to the 2018 World Cup. Next spring, the sixth sticker album from Swiss collective tschutti […]

FIFA defends monitoring system after receiving human rights ‘Red Card’

15/06/2017 /

FIFA says it is “going beyond what any sports federation has done to date” after being given a ‘red card’ for not delivering on human rights commitments in a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). The report illustrates how HRW […]

IOC Board approves double awarding of 2024-28 Olympic Games

09/06/2017 / ,

The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board has approved the awarding of both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games later this year. Only two cities, Paris and Los Angeles, are left in the race for 2024 after Budapest, Hamburg […]

FIFA human rights update welcomed – but greater transparency required

09/06/2017 / ,

FIFA must become more transparent about how it is integrating human rights criteria into its operations, according to Children Win’s Head of Campaign Marc Joly. Joly was speaking after the governing body of world football published its first ‘activity update’ […]

UEFA incorporates human rights and anti-corruption criteria into bidding requirements

02/05/2017 / ,

The decision by UEFA to include new criteria to protect and preserve human rights and tackle corruption in the bidding requirements for the 2024 European Championships is an essential step to preventing abuse and corruption in connection with the event, […]

Terre des hommes celebrates the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP)

05/04/2017 /

Terre des Hommes is supporting the ‘White Card’ campaign which will mark the International Day of Sport for Peace and Development on April 6. The aim of the campaign is to bring together and promote all the initiatives around the […]

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