“Our memory of the Olympics? Repression”

“Our memory of the Olympics? Repression”

What really happened to children in Rio during the Olympics? Watch Monica’s story. The youth worker tells us of inhumane overcrowding in juvenile detention centres during the Games. In one crowded cell on the day of the Olympic opening ceremony, a fire broke...
“The Olympics are not good for the poor”

“The Olympics are not good for the poor”

What really happened to children in Rio during the Olympics? Watch Pérola’s story. She lives in Vila Autodromo, where 600 families were forcibly evicted to make way for the Olympic Park. Pérola’s evidence forms part of our briefing, Breaking Records: Child...
“There was turmoil. They were so aggressive”

“There was turmoil. They were so aggressive”

What really happened to children in Rio during the Olympics? Watch Gabriel’s story. The 17-year-old student was one of at least 75 youths arrested without grounds for taking part in peaceful protests against the negative effects of the Olympic Games. Gabriel’s...
What really happened to children in Rio during the Olympics?

What really happened to children in Rio during the Olympics?

What really happened to children in Rio during the Olympics? Find out on September 29th, when we release our briefing, Breaking Records, which exposes the devastating impact of Rio 2016 on thousands of young people. Follow @ChildrenWin on Twitter Like our Facebook...