ChildFund Sport for Development

COVID Recovery – Keeping Safe and Healthy Through Rugby

05/05/2021

07/05/2021

Typhoon Hagibis Recovery: Looking Back

The Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan was a milestone global sporting event for Asia, rugby, and the role of sport in development for the region.  The partnership between World Rugby and ChildFund was an integral part of the Impact Beyond 2019 legacy strategy, highlighting the power of rugby to create social change for children […]

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06/04/2021

Reconnect – Keeping Children Safe and Connected through Sport

What is Reconnect? The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented disruption to the world and heavily impacted the lives of many people worldwide. Children and young people have been particularly impacted and are facing a number of challenges: feeling isolated, losing access to their peer support networks, holding concerns about their own and their family’s health […]

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06/04/2021

How ChildFund Keeps Children Safe in Sport

Organised sport provides children and young people with many opportunities, but it also comes with risks, both physical and emotional. At ChildFund Sport for Development, we work hard to make sure those risks are identified, assessed, minimised and properly managed. “Our work uses the International Safeguards for Children in Sport as our reference to ensure a safe […]

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05/04/2021

The Positive Impact of Sport on Education

There is significant research available today which points to the important and positive impact that sport and physical activities can have on educational outcomes. This includes encouraging better academic performance, ensuring greater inclusivity and participation in the classroom, as well as improvements to student health and preparedness for the future. It is important to recognise, however, […]

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