Sport for development (SfD) has significantly grown and matured as a field, requiring further participation from community members and practitioners. In October 2023, sportanddev launched a call for articles on the topic of participatory approaches in sport for development. You can find their responses below.
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The Cricket Changemakers project is a groundbreaking Youth Participatory Action Research (PAR) initiative integrated into a community cricket program in Nepal.

Sara Begg
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/news/breaking-boundaries-cricket-changemakers-youth-participatory-action-research-approach
 
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Embracing participatory approaches in research and programs, Sport for Development (S4D) fosters inclusivity, ownership, and lasting impact, transforming societies from within.

Kumben Aier
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/news/building-communities-through-participatory-sport-development
 
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A short summary of Thomas Harris’s 2022 academic research of a grassroot Sport for Development (SfD) organisation in Uganda working on WASH (Football 4...

Thomas Harris
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/news/how-can-participatory-approach-make-your-organisation-more-effective
 
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This piece explores the experiences and insights of FCC, focusing on their interventions in Colombia, Panama, and the United States. The goal is to...

Andrea Chaustre C.
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/news/empowering-communities-fccs-impactful-sport-development-approach
 
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In rural Nepal, grassroots non profit Atoot empowers young, marginalized girls by providing opportunities, leadership skills, and confidence. Through participatory approaches, Atoot fosters girls'...

Alisha Shrestha
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/news/empowering-young-girls-decision-makers-atoot
 
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Pararowing is a relatively new addition to the Paralympic Games that continues to witness development in numerous countries.

sportanddev.org Community
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/news/rowing-against-current-journey-pararowing-development-la-plata-argentina
 
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The Youth Charter’s model emphasizes collaboration, inclusivity, and participation, contributing to social development and peace efforts.

Geoff Thompson MBE FRSA DL
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/news/community-campus-model-and-legacy-cultural-framework-holistic-and-integrated
 
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The PeacePlayers organization harnesses sport for development, focusing on youth leadership in divided communities globally. Their participatory approach influences program design, partnerships, and organizational...

Sally Nnamani
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/news/youth-voice-partnerships-organizational-structure-participatory-approach-practice
 
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Initiatives like Generation Amazing and IFRC's collaborative project showcase the impact of football in addressing humanitarian issues.

sportanddev.org Community
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/news/harnessing-youth-power-through-partnerships-participatory-approach-global-impact
 
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Sport for development (SfD) is a crucial vehicle for the delivery of physical activity strategies, community health and wellbeing initiatives. These include programmes implemented...

Maureen Mwende
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/news/participatory-approaches-evaluation-case-realist-evaluation-sport-development
 
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Issues around participation are also key in sports governance, and international Olympic sport federations (IFs) have long been neglecting the crucial role that athletes...

Donata Taddia
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/news/more-engagement-needed-effective-athlete-representation
 
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OSCAR Foundation is a sports for development organisation that uses football as a tool to engage children from underserved communities and equips them with...

Arvind Premanand
https://www.sportanddev.org/latest/news/fashion-or-function-how-10-adolescent-girls-tackled-taunts-%E2%80%98indecent-clothing%E2%80%99-their
 
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