The need of finding solutions meant to reduce violence in society is a permanent concern in the last century. Also, the role of sport in fashioning the characters of future citizens is more and more understood as a mixture of physical benefits, alternative education and social skills development.This is why we understand the importance of the role of sport in the development process of youth with a focus on improving their social and educational skills related to team-work and a fair-play attitude not only on the sport arena.
Therefore, our project aims to tackle the problem of violence and discrimination in and around sporting events, among athletes and their supporters. We aim to contribute to the use of sports as a diplomatic tool, one that unites nations and people, regardless of their background, ethnicity or gender. Promoting equal rights and gender balance in sports represents an important trigger to attract a broader public and determine it to engage in physical activities.
The main objectives of the project are: