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White papers released on human rights and mega sporting events

Terre des Hommes is supporting the release of the ‘Sporting Chance White Papers’, a series of concept notes which present the latest thinking, practice and debate in relation to human rights involved in the planning and delivery of Mega Sporting…

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Human and Child Rights organisations meet the IOC to report on violations during Rio 2016

Terre des Hommes, Amnesty International and Nosso Jogo Network met today with Philip French, the IOC’s Director of Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport, to report on child rights violations during the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The IOC were…

29/09/2016 / , ,

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…

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“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 forms part of…

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“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…

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“The Olympics are not good for the poor”

What really happened to children in Rio during the Olympics? Watch Pérola’s story. She lives in Vila Autodromo, where 600 families were forcibly evicted to make way for the Olympic Park. Pérola’s evidence forms part of our briefing, Breaking Records: Child Rights Violations During The…

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