How Sports can bring about PEACE A power point Presentation bySIAVONGA BASIC SCHOOL, ZAMBIA
Crime Discrimination Type of governance such as dictatorship Social classes Poverty Exploitation
Crimes such as gender based violence and child abuse can and should always be challenged! Educating communities / societies on their human rights is paramount and having stiffer penalties for offenders would serve as a deterrent Discrimination: people should be taught and encouraged to co-exist regardless of race, colour or ethnic grouping. Through open dialogue people can learn to understand, appreciate difference and embrace similarities People should not waste their vote but instead use this as it is their fundamental and democratic right to have their voice heard and speak up if all is not well in matters of leadership Poverty continues to widen the gap between ‘those who have’ and ‘those who do not’. World poverty should be eradicated by those who have the economic power to do so
Peer pressure Unemployment Family disintegration Child headed homes High illiteracy levels Over population Moral decay Increased levels of crime
The spirit of sports can bring about unity, co-operation and cerebration in any community Since sports calls for discipline, it become the perfect tool to champion ambassadors for peace It breaks down political, social and economical barriers Sports men/women who play in other countries as professionals bring about bilateral friendship between the country of origin and their resident country
Zambia National Team 2012 The current President Michael Sata invited the two former Presidents of Zambia to watch the final game even though they were from different political parties
Afcon win united people from all walks of life Gender, race , political affiliation, tribalism presented no barriers In celebrating the victory of Zambia in 2012 - this was all because of the unity of sports, in particular football.
400 meters hurdles silver medalist Samuel MateteIs considered a role model by Zambian youths. He has since taken up a coaching job in Mauritius, which strengthens the international relationships between the two countries