Street Child Games – Rio – 14 – 20 March 2016

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Mar 2016

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Pakistan Squad head home to continue to fight for street children’s rights


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After an impressive performance at the Street Child Games, the members of Pakistan Squad have returned home to continue fighting for street children´s rights. The team were determined to do well in the final day of sport at Fort de São João, and won ten medals, including three gold medals in the long jump, 100m and 400m. […]

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Mar 2016

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Team Philippines calls for accessible education for every child


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The Street Child Games Congress, General Assembly and Rio Resolution gave former street children from nine countries the platform to demand their rights, focusing on legal identity, protection from violence and access to education. Team Philippines prioritised the right to education. Crystal, 19 years old, is in Rio de Janeiro for ...

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Mar 2016

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Young people from nine countries unite at Street Child Games finals


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The inaugural Street Child Games finals took place in a blur of excitement, colour and noise, reminding the world of sport’s power to bring people together and giving the young people taking part a chance to celebrate their friendships and achievements. The finals took place at Forte Sao Joao Urca. Built on the rock where […]

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Mar 2016

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Arts at the 2016 Street Child Games


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The Street Child Games has been using the power of art to help former street children express themselves through painting, dance and song. Teams from nine different countries have enjoyed a whole host of activities, organised by volunteers on the arts team, as well as community drumming and capoeira. Crystal, from Team Philippines, ...

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Team March

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Mar 2016

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Storify: Street Child Games – General Assembly


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[View the story “Street Child Games – General Assembly” on Storify]

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Sugarloaf

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Mar 2016

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Street Child Games no topo do mundo

Jovens e voluntários colocaram o Street Child Games no mapa, nesta terça-feira, quando subiram um dos pontos turísticos mais significativos do Rio de Janeiro, o Pão de Açúcar. A viagem no bondinho, que sobe os 396 metros do morro do Pão de Açúcar, foi a primeira para muitos deles, que aproveitaram vistas de tirar o […]

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Mar 2016

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David Garrido’s Diary: young people take the stage and a trip to Lapa


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Rio de Janeiro is the most energising place. We’ve been burning the midnight oil over the last few days working towards the Street Child Games General Assembly, so no surprise there were a few bleary eyes at the Copacabana Palace.  It was a landmark occasion, and the former street children from nine countries across the […]

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Mar 2016

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The Rio Resolution demands high-level action

“We have been crying for a lot of years,” said Erica, from Team Philippines, “Now at last our voices are being heard.” On Friday the teams hosted the first street children’s General Assembly at their own Congress, giving them a unique platform to share their expertise on the lives of street children ...

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Mar 2016

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Hagar from #TeamEygpt shares her experience…


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At the congress I talked about children’s rights in general and mainly the right to education. I had a particular problem with my education, I switched from one institution to another and because of this my education dropped. Now I’ve attended congress it’s given me hope to fight for the right to education and fight ...

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Mehar

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Mar 2016

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Mehar from #PakistanSquad shares his experiences


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I want to say that in the congress we’re discussing about protection from violence. It’s such a serious issue that you don’t really like to talk about all those traumatic experiences from the past, but everyone is friendly (there are different cases from other countries as well) and it’s so relaxing that we can ...

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