50 days to go: not too late for voices of Rio’s children to be heard

50 days to go: not too late for voices of Rio’s children to be heard

With 50 days to go until the Olympic Games, Terre des Hommes general secretary Ignacio Packer has vowed to intensify pressure to tackle human rights violations against the children of Rio. The eyes of the world will focus on the troubled city in August, with athletes...
Billions lavished on Olympics, while Rio’s schools suffer

Billions lavished on Olympics, while Rio’s schools suffer

Students who have occupied more than 70 schools in the state of Rio de Janeiro insist the education system is crumbling while money is being lavished on the Olympics. An emergency federal loan is being considered for Rio state, which is in debt due in part to a...
Rio Olympics: views from the favelas | The Guardian

Rio Olympics: views from the favelas | The Guardian

  Read the article written by Beth McLoughlin and Carla Kweifio-Okai :  Rio Olympics: views from the favelas – ‘I think policing is a beautiful profession’ | Global development | The GuardianWith just weeks until the Olympics, children who live in Rio’s...