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Child rights ‘invisible’ in Mega Sporting Event planning, say academics

Children are “invisible” when sports governing bodies consider the impact of Mega Sporting Events, according to research. A paper entitled ‘Mega-sporting events and children’s rights and interests – towards a better future’ has been published by Suzanne Dowse, Sacha Powell…

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Remembering Rio: ‘In our city, there was no legacy’

One year ago this week the 2016 Rio Olympics began. Sadly for many of the city’s poorer people – especially the young – what should have been a joyous celebration came at a terrible cost. Throughout this week, in a…

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Remembering Rio: ‘My family and my community were violated’

One year ago this week the 2016 Rio Olympics began. Sadly for many of the city’s poorer people – especially the young – what should have been a joyous celebration came at a terrible cost. Throughout this week, in a…

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Remembering Rio: ‘People’s lives came second to the Olympics’

One year ago this week the 2016 Rio Olympics began. Sadly for many of the city’s poorer people – especially the young – what should have been a joyous celebration came at a terrible cost. Throughout this week, in a…

05/08/2017 / , , , , , ,

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The high price of Rio 2016: listen to the voices of the affected

One year ago this week the 2016 Rio Olympics began. Sadly for many of the city’s poorer people – especially the young – what should have been a joyous celebration came at a terrible cost. Throughout this week, in a…

04/08/2017 / , ,

Major steps taken… but next comes accountability

Mega Sporting Event organisers have taken major steps forward recently in addressing concerns over human rights, but “implementation and accountability” will be the next hurdles. That was the clear message from Terre des Hommes General Secretary Ignacio Packer at the Peace…

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