Italy has implemented several policies and legal actions to promote human rights both at the national and international level. However, violations of human rights still persist within the Italian landscape and they call for more specific and flexible interventions to protect the so-called ‚vulnerable populations’.
Human rights during a pandemic
Covid-19 has increased past issues or raised new ones in terms of human rights. Several non-governmental organizations, such as Amnesty International and Greenpeace Italy, have raised their voices to protect human rights and raise awareness on contemporary challenges.
Need for defined human rights sports policies
In Italy, there is a need for structured, systematic and institutional interventions to support the charities and organizations which persistently encourage the use of sport as a tool to implement and support human rights.