World’s media hear our IOC human rights recommendations

World’s media hear our IOC human rights recommendations

The world’s media gathered in Rio today to hear the Sports and Rights Alliance outline their recommendations to the IOC to prevent breaches of human rights at future Olympic Games. Since Rio was awarded the Olympics seven years ago, more than 22,000 families...
IOC in talks over human rights recommendations

IOC in talks over human rights recommendations

The International Olympic Committee are in discussions with a coalition of leading sport and human rights groups about how the human rights abuses perpetrated in the build-up to the Rio Olympics can be prevented in future. Earlier this summer the Sports and Rights...
Our message is getting through!

Our message is getting through!

Children Win’s quest to change the way Mega Sporting Events (MSE) are organised in the future by highlighting their current damaging impact on children is working, according to a new study. Researchers at the Deutsche Sporthochschule (German Sport University) in...
Mothers from Rio favelas meet the IOC

Mothers from Rio favelas meet the IOC

Today, Philip French, IOC public affairs and social development director, met with Maria da Penha Macena, resident of Vila Autódromo community, Ana Paula Oliveira, whose son was killed by the police in Manguinhos, and representatives of Nosso Jogo Network, Terre des...