With the World Cup around the corner, Justine Curatolo highlights initiatives using sport to promote social inclusion, such as the “Homeless World Cup”.
For a sports-obsessed nation like Australia, Anna Krien’s Night Games is an oft-troubling but essential expose of the troubling ‘macho culture’ that exists in codes like AFL and NRL.
Right Now kicked off the month of March with our sport and human rights theme. Paul Oliver explains how, contrary to what you might expect, sport and human rights are closely connected. He tells us why sport can be an effective tool to address discrimination, encourage respect, and promote social cohesion and equality. Marking Right […]
By Paul Oliver. This article is part of our March theme, Sport and Human Rights. A coach has no access for her wheelchair to get into the local clubhouse. A spectator yells racist remarks at an Aboriginal player during a footy match. A team excludes a gay athlete from making the rep teams because it might […]