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Why child rights must quickly become a priority for sport governing bodies

The importance of child rights becoming central to sports governing bodies’ new human rights policies has been brought into sharp focus by the launch of a new global campaign. It’s a Penalty uses Mega Sporting Events (MSEs) to raise awareness…

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Child exploitation awareness campaign calls for concrete action around Mega Sporting Events

Child rights must become a central component of future event planning, according to the Chief Executive of a global campaign which uses Mega Sporting Events to raise awareness of child abuse and exploitation.   The ‘It’s a Penalty’ campaign was…

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Governing bodies ‘only at start of human rights journey’

Sports governing bodies are “just at the start of their journey” despite a promising year in the field of human rights and Mega Sporting Events, according to the Head of the Children Win Campaign.   During 12 months in which…

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Taking ‘collective action’ on human rights and MSE – Interview with IHRB CEO John Morrison (Part 2)

Terre des Hommes will attend the ‘Sporting Chance Forum’ in Geneva this week, when around 150 representatives from governments, sports governing bodies, UN agencies, NGOs and trade unions, sponsors and broadcasters will gather to focus on the issue of human…

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Children Win Head of Campaign speaks at Host City 2017

Host cities will play a crucial role in determining whether human rights due diligence around Mega Sporting Events becomes a reality in the future. When considering the progress made over the last year by sports governing bodies in this field,…

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Taking ‘collective action’ on human rights and Mega Sporting Events – interview with IHRB Chief Executive John Morrison

The importance of ‘collective action’ in protecting and respecting human rights around Mega Sporting Events is the focus for the ‘Sporting Chance Forum’, which Terre des Hommes will attend in Geneva next week. Around 150 representatives from governments, sports governing…

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