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Celebrating the Impact of Sport for Development
Sophie Beauvais
Australian Sports Commission
Why Next Step is so
important?
An opportunity to:
• Celebrate
• Recognise
• Ponder
What are we celebrating?
Increased participation
in sport and physical activities
• FACT 1: In India statistics
indicate that less than 10 per
cent...
Contributing to reducing some of
the risk factors of NCDs
by:
•making people more aware of the risks of physical
inactivit...
Contributing to improved
gender equality
By:

•providing women and girls with
unique opportunities to develop
their leader...
Contributing to greater inclusion

of people with disability in
community life

By:
•helping to build the confidence and
s...
The Authentication of the
Sport for Development
Sector
- a game changer
- collaborative
-more influential
How the Sport for
Development Sector is
making its mark?
What can get in the
way?
• Accountability and
Transparency
• Effective Partnerships
• Protection and
safeguarding of child...
Dhanyavaad
Sophie Beauvais
Australian Sports Commission
http://www.ausport.gov.au/supporting/international
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Next Step 2014 presentation at the Inaugural session by Sophie Beauvais from the Australian Sports Commission

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Next Step 2014 presentation at the Inaugural session by Sophie Beauvais from the Australian Sports Commission

  1. 1. Celebrating the Impact of Sport for Development Sophie Beauvais Australian Sports Commission
  2. 2. Why Next Step is so important? An opportunity to: • Celebrate • Recognise • Ponder
  3. 3. What are we celebrating?
  4. 4. Increased participation in sport and physical activities • FACT 1: In India statistics indicate that less than 10 per cent of 70 million Indian youth participate regularly in well organised sport – mainly males
  5. 5. Contributing to reducing some of the risk factors of NCDs by: •making people more aware of the risks of physical inactivity •providing opportunities for people to be more active more often •having a positive impact on other health-related behaviours, such as improved diets and reduced smoking and drinking
  6. 6. Contributing to improved gender equality By: •providing women and girls with unique opportunities to develop their leadership skills •empowering women and girls be more involved in decision-making
  7. 7. Contributing to greater inclusion of people with disability in community life By: •helping to build the confidence and self-esteem of people with disability •providing opportunities for them to interact with their families and communities •contributing to breaking down barriers and changing negative attitudes
  8. 8. The Authentication of the Sport for Development Sector - a game changer - collaborative -more influential
  9. 9. How the Sport for Development Sector is making its mark?
  10. 10. What can get in the way? • Accountability and Transparency • Effective Partnerships • Protection and safeguarding of children • Communicating the stories
  11. 11. Dhanyavaad Sophie Beauvais Australian Sports Commission http://www.ausport.gov.au/supporting/international

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