Evidence shows that Mega Sporting 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. We gather evidence of child rights violations linked to events, and call on all stakeholders to ensure that child rights are not violated before, during or after events and that a positive legacy for children is left behind. We also monitor the actions of stakeholders to ensure children’s rights are always protected.
Terre des Hommes, which co-ordinates the Children Win campaign, recently became a member of a new independent Human Rights Advisory Board, set up by FIFA to advise it on best practice and accountability in the future. Read more here. The […]