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Brazil’s Children Missing Out on School During World Cup™

Brazil’s Children Missing Out on School During World Cup | Beth McLoughlinSince the World Cup started, Brazilian children have been enjoying the entertainment as much as children anywhere. Schools are closed in most areas for this month, but while those…

26/06/2014 /

The Parking Lot – Rio’s evictions for Mega Sporting Events

First Children Win’s short documentary : children – the forgotten victims of evictions for Mega Sporting Events Thousands of children were displaced during Brazil’s World Cup™ 2014  preparations. There were evictions in South Africa before the World Cup™ 2010. I…

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Corporate Social Opportunity Zone to debut at the Soccerex Global Convention

23 June 2014 – This year’s Soccerex Global Convention will feature a new, interactive zone within the exhibition hall which will showcase best practice in the use of football as a tool for social development around the world. Designed to provoke…

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A product called World Cup – Süddeutsche Zeitung

A product called World Cup  – Süddeutsche ZeitungFIFA is earning billions with the World Cup. That is why it has to be treated like other transnational companies (TNCs) The kick-off of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil was accompanied by vocal…

18/06/2014 /

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Brazil’s children living in the shadow of violence

When Paulo*, 13, felt something hit his arm, he thought at first he had been hit by a stone. It was only when he saw the blood he realised that it was a bullet. Earlier that day, he had been…

17/06/2014 / , ,

Brazil’s Troubles Take Stage at Start of World Cup™

Brazil’s Troubles Take Stage at Start of World Cup™  – TIME Time Magazine slideshow including photographs from our investigation with Getty Images on the impact of evictions in Manguinhos and Metro Mangueira favela. Getty photographer Mario Tama offers a stark, powerful…

13/06/2014 /

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