UNICEF Strategic Framework for Sport for Development

13 de October de 2014

UNICEF’s Sport for Development work is rooted in its commitment to ensure every child’s right to play and recreation, as enshrined in Article 31 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, as well as the right to sport, which is specifically contained in other international treaties. As a cross-cutting programme strategy, Sport for Development (S4D) serves as a ...

Children’s Rights in the Digital Age

13 de October de 2014

A growing body of evidence from across the world is also telling us that no matter where they are from, more and more children are relying on digital tools, platforms and services to learn, engage, participate, play, innovate, work or socialise. There are already countless examples of how – when harnessed appropriately – digital tools can help promote human development, ...

Child Protection in Football: What Every Coach Needs To Know

13 de October de 2014

Child protection is the protection of children from abuse, harm or neglect. It is the responsibility of coaches to care for children in such a way that neither they nor others cause harm to children, and to report and record all concerns related to a child being harmed. The contents of this booklet were adapted from the WICB fair play ...

A call for the enhanced engagement of children in the digital rights discourse

13 de October de 2014

This year, we celebrate the 25th anniversaries of two very different, but equally significant, events: the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the United Nations General Assembly2 and the invention of the World Wide Web by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. The Convention made an extraordinary promise to children by setting out their civil, political, economic, social, ...

A violence prevention guide for football coaches

13 de October de 2014

#### Coaching boys into men Football can break barriers of discrimination, segregation and racism; bring countries together during times of conflict and crisis; and unite communities across the globe. As a football coach, you have power beyond the pitch. While working with young people in practice drills and during matches, you can teach respect, teamwork, tolerance and integrity.What coaches do ...

Guide to Sport for Development

13 de October de 2014

UNICEF has been a pioneer in the use of sport as a tool for development, and has a long history of promoting every child’s right to play. We have all seen the joy in children’s eyes when they are running and playing. And we have witnessed the self-satisfaction and confidence in children’s body language when they excel at playing a ...