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Olympics: Japan should tackle discrimination in sport

Olympics: Japan should tackle discrimination in sport

(Reuters) – Japan should use the Olympics as a chance to commit to tackling discrimination, over gender identity and sexual orientation in sport, and prevent physical abuse of youth athletes, activists said on Monday, just days before the start of the Tokyo Games. Though known for its strong civil society and democracy, Japan had serious […]

Japan: Olympics Should Benefit Human Rights

Japan: Olympics Should Benefit Human Rights

Japan Should Address Abuse of Child Athletes, LGBT Discrimination, Gender Gap Japan should address serious rights issues in the country as host of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Human Rights Watch said today in a new reporters’ guide. The Tokyo 2020 Summer Games, which start on July 23, 2021, are advertised as celebrating […]