Child rights violations at Rio Olympics exposed

Child rights violations at Rio Olympics exposed

Terre des Hommes has today exposed the devastating impact of the 2016 Olympic Games on thousands of children and young people in Rio. In a briefing entitled Breaking Record: Child rights violations during Rio 2016 Olympics, violations committed before and during the...
“They put us inside a van and beat us”

“They put us inside a van and beat us”

What really happened to children in Rio during the Olympics? Watch Helena’s story. She tells us that before and during the Games, attacks, including severe beatings, were common for children and young people living on the streets. Helena’s evidence...
“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...