Street Child Games – Rio – 14 – 20 March 2016

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Babalonia

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Mar 2016

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How Babilônia and Chapéu Mangueira welcomed the world

When the 2016 Olympic Games come to Rio de Janeiro, images of gold medals, golden beaches and Cristo will project the impression of a successful and aspirational city to the world. But mega sporting events often intensify the challenges faced by socially excluded communities, as deprived and vulnerable people are ostracised in order ...

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Mar 2016

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Street Child Games Open in Rio

STREET CHILD GAMES OPEN IN RIO: Date: Monday, 14 March 2016 Former street children from around the world stepped into the spotlight on Monday as the first-ever Street Child Games opened in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Teams from nine countries from all over the world arrived in Rio just months before professional athletes begin arriving ...

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Street Child Games Reunited

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Mar 2016

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Friends reunited at the Street Child Games

Four girls from four continents had an emotional reunion on Monday as the Street Child Games got under-way on Copacabana Beach, bringing back together some young women who had formed a unique friendship two years ago and thought they would never see each other again. “I started to cry when I saw on social media […]

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Babalonia Football

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Mar 2016

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Storify: The Players Land in Babilonia for the #StreetChildGames!


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Babalonia community

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Mar 2016

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It’s here – inspirational young people from nine countries are ready for the Street Child Games

Welcome to the 2016 Street Child Games. Over the next eight days, inspirational young people from nine countries, represented by Street Child United’s partner organisations, will take part in sports, arts and a congress to campaign for the rights and protection of street-connected children worldwide. The teams, from Argentina, ...

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13

Mar 2016

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NGOs announce partnership for the Street Child Games Congress in Rio de Janeiro

Street Child United is to join forces with non-governmental organisations Terre des Hommes and Dreikönigsaktion (DKA) in order to give a platform to the rights of vulnerable children affected by the Olympics. The partnership is to launch with the Street Child Congress in Rio de Janeiro, which takes place from 15-19 March at the ...

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Michael Johnson

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Mar 2016

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Four-time Olympic Gold medallist Michael Johnson supports the ‪Street Child Games‬!

Momentum for the Street Child Games is building and we’re proud to announce the support of Michael Johnson, Multi-Olympic Gold Medallist and Founder of Michael Johnson Positive Track “The Street Child Games symbolise the power of sport in guaranteeing the rights of some of the most marginalised children in the world. Each ...

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Gilberto Silva

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Feb 2016

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Gilberto Silva looks forward to the Street Child Games happening in March 2016

Brazil World Cup Winner and Street Child United Global Ambassador, Gilberto Silva, visited Complexo da Penha – a favela community in Rio de Janeiro – home to one member of the Brazilian Street Child Games Team. Gilberto met Gabi, who is one of four young Brazilians preparing to represent their country and children at risk […]

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Feb 2016

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Gilberto Silva sends message to teams ahead of #StreetChildGames


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Feb 2016

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Olympic-inspired Street Child Games to take place in Rio de Janeiro


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A “mini-Olympics” for former street children will take place in Rio de Janeiro in March 2016, ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. In the run-up to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, former street children from across the world will take part in the Street Child Games in Rio de Janeiro, reminding the world of […]

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