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  • 2nd Newsletter – April 2018

    ChildFund Pass It Back Newsletter

    Download the 2nd Issue of ChildFund Pass it Back Newsletter today!

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  • 1st Newsletter – November 2017

    ChildFund Pass It Back Newsletter

    Download the November 2017 issue of Childfund Pass it Back Newsletter today!

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News 

  • ChildFund Pass It Back wins award at Beyond Sport Global Awards 2017

    NEW YORK, 26 JULY 2017: ChildFund Pass It Back, a unique sport for development program in Asia, has won the UNICEF Safeguarding Children in Sport Award at the prestigious Beyond Sport Global Awards

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    News – 26 July 2017
  • Rugby star Nicole Beck inspires a new generation of women in Vietnam

    Earlier this year, Nicole Beck headed to Vietnam for the first time as part of a unique initiative between ChildFund Australia and the Australian Rugby Union. With funding support from Australian Aid, both organisations are working together to grow ChildFund’s successful Pass It Back program and give children from the poorest regions in Asia the chance to take part in organised sport.

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    News – 8 March 2017
  • Rugby is a girls’ game too

    In today’s world, there are 1.1 billion girls. The good news is that girls are now more likely than ever to survive childhood and go to school, and less likely to marry as children. Yet persistent gender discrimination means girls are still often constrained by a lack of equal opportunities. In today’s world, there are 1.1 billion girls. The good news is that girls are now more likely than ever to survive childhood and go to school, and less likely to marry as children. Yet persistent gender discrimination means girls are still often constrained by a lack of equal opportunities.

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    News – 11 October 2016

Media Releases 

  • Media Release – 20 June 2018

    Rugby players from Laos, Vietnam, Philippines and Japan meet for international tag rugby competition at RKU

    JAPAN, 29 JUNE 2018: Young rugby coaches and players from Laos, Vietnam and Philippines will be visiting Japan on 27 June-2 July to take part in the RKU ChildFund Pass It Back Cup. Hosted in Ryugasaki, Ibaraki by Asia Rugby and Ryutsu Keizai University, this is one of many lead-up events to the Rugby World Cup 2019 which will take place in Japan, the first world cup tournament to be held in Asia.

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  • Media Release – 16 Feb 2018

    CHILDFUND PASS IT BACK AND THE WOMEN’S RUGBY WORLD CUP 2017, BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND

    FEBRUARY 16, 2018: A group of 3 coaches and 15 players from ChildFund Pass It Back in Laos, Vietnam and the Philippines had a life-changing opportunity to travel to Belfast, Northern Ireland from 17-23 August during the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017. The team, touring as the South East Asian (SEA) Dragons, spent 7 days taking part in international rugby events, cultural exchange experiences and life skills activities, with the trip culminating in the ChildFund Pass It Back Cup.

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  • Media Release – 21 May 2017

    ChildFund Pass It Back announced as IMPACT Beyond Rugby World Cup 2019 partner

    21 May 2017: World Rugby, Asia Rugby and the Japan Rugby Football Union today launched the legacy program for the Rugby World Cup in Japan, 2019. ChildFund Pass It Back, alongside other regional rugby programs, has been named as a key partner, and will support World Rugby in its objectives to grow the game in Asia while also achieving important social outcomes for disadvantaged communities.

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  • Media Releases – 8 June 2017

    GIVING FEMALE RUGBY PLAYERS FROM ASIA’S POOREST COMMUNITIES A ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY

    BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND and SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – 8 JUNE 2017: Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 is set to inspire young female rugby players from disadvantaged communities in Asia, with the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU), World Rugby and ChildFund Pass It Back giving them the opportunity to visit Ireland and take part in an international rugby competition.

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