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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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Implementation of human rights commitments poses tough task for FIFA

The complex task which sports governing bodies face to successfully respect human and child rights around mega sporting events has been illustrated by one of the trade unions involved in the construction of stadiums for the World Cup in Russia…

18/07/2017 / , , , , , ,

European Parliament event focuses on Russia 2018

Terre des Hommes attended an event at the European Parliament in Brussels aimed at raising awareness of human rights and mega sporting events. The event, organised by the Parliament’s Sport Intergroup, was attended by activists and sports governing bodies and…

17/07/2017 / , , , , ,

2024 Evaluation Report lacks Child Rights focus

Child rights receive only a brief mention in an evaluation report by the International Olympic Committee on the Los Angeles and Paris bids to host the 2024 Olympic Games. The Games of the XXXII Olympiad will be the first to…

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FIFA defends monitoring system after receiving human rights ‘Red Card’

FIFA says it is “going beyond what any sports federation has done to date” after being given a ‘red card’ for not delivering on human rights commitments in a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). The report illustrates how HRW…

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