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The Sport and Rights podcast is brought to you by the Centre for Sport and Human Rights. Focusing on how the worlds of sport and human rights are coming together to achieve positive change in the lives of people around the world, we will be hearing a range of perspectives - from athletes, sports bodies, governments, trade unions, sponsors and broadcasters – on where sport is getting it right, and where there is still work to be done.
Sport has a unique power to be a force for good in society. Join us for this new podcast on how sport can help shape a world that respects the dignity and rights of all people.

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The Sport and Rights podcast is brought to you by the Centre for Sport and Human Rights. Focusing on how the worlds of sport and human rights are coming together to achieve positive change in the lives of people around the world, we will be hearing a range of perspectives - from athletes, sports bodies, governments, trade unions, sponsors and broadcasters – on where sport is getting it right, and where there is still work to be done.
Sport has a unique power to be a force for good in society. Join us for this new podcast on how sport can help shape a world that respects the dignity and rights of all people.

    Children, Sport & COVID19 ep6: Building Back to a Better Future

    Children, Sport & COVID19 ep6: Building Back to a Better Future

    In this, our sixth and final episode, we look toward the future and are reminded of the value and beauty that sport and play provide not only to millions of children around the world, but also to the ideals of cooperation, community, competition and peace.

    Featuring:

    - Mary Harvey, Centre for Sport and Human Rights
    -Kirsty Burrows, Sports Rights Solutions
    - Dr Najat Malla M’jid, United Nations
    - Elda Moreno, Council of Europe
    - Dr Chungwon Choue, World Taekwondo

    • 50 min
    Children, Sport & COVID-19 ep5: Children with Disabilities

    Children, Sport & COVID-19 ep5: Children with Disabilities

    On this episode our guests discuss the important role that sport plays in the lives of children with disabilities and observations on the specific impacts that the restriction in access to sport is having

    Featuring:

    Mary Harvey, Centre for Sport and Human Rights
    Kirsty Burrows, Sports Rights Solutions
    Dr Cheri Blauwet, Harvard Medical School
    Charles Nyambe, Special Olympics Africa

    • 48 min
    Children, Sport & COVID-19 ep4: The Growth of eSports

    Children, Sport & COVID-19 ep4: The Growth of eSports

    eSport has seen exponential growth over the past few years and the pandemic has only increased its rise in popularity. In this episode, we discuss gaming's enormous reach and explore both the challenges, such as online safety and increased screen time, as well as its power for social change, education and the opportunity for connection during a time of isolation.

    - Mary Harvey Centre for Sport and Human Rights
    - Kirsty Burrows Sports Rights Solutions
    - Boban Totovsk iInternational eSports Federation
    - Oliver Weingarten LDN UTD
    - Josianne Galea Baron UNICEF
    - Alfonso Leon International eSport Lawyer

    • 42 min
    Children, Sport & Covid-19 ep3: Elite Youth Athletes & Listening to the Voices of Young People

    Children, Sport & Covid-19 ep3: Elite Youth Athletes & Listening to the Voices of Young People

    In this third episode of the special podcast series on Children, Sport and Covid-19, we will discuss the critical importance of the voice of the child, the need for role models and other persons of support for young athletes, and the necessity for safe and smart training plans as young people gradually return to sport.

    Featuring:
    Mary Harvey - Centre for Sport and Human Rights
    Kirsty Burrows - Sports Rights Solutions
    Philippe Furrer - insPoweredBy
    Kirtie Algoe - Athletes’ Commission of the National Olympic Committee of Suriname

    • 40 min
    Children, Sport & COVID-19 ep2: Impacts Associated with the Absence of Sport pt.2

    Children, Sport & COVID-19 ep2: Impacts Associated with the Absence of Sport pt.2

    This episode continues the conversation started in episode one concerning the impacts associated with the absence of sport and that impact on children. Today we look specifically at the impacts felt by children in humanitarian situations, as well as the difficulties faced by sport for development programs.

    • 56 min
    Children, Sport & COVID-19 ep1: Impacts Associated with the Absence of Sport

    Children, Sport & COVID-19 ep1: Impacts Associated with the Absence of Sport

    This episode looks at how the absence of sport is impacting both the physical and mental well - being of children all around the world from feelings of isolation, loss of team dynamic or just the lack of physical activity, children are grappling to figure out this new normal.

    Featuring:

    Mary Harvey - Centre for Sport and Human Rights
    Kirsty Burrows - Sports Rights Solutions
    Dr. David McDuff - Maryland University
    Dr. Annie Sparrow - World Health Organisation
    Dr. Yetsa Tuakli-Wosornu - Yale School of Public Health

    • 46 min

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