World Radio Day 2018 Podcast Series: Interview with Fight for Peace Thu, 2018-02-01 18:27

In this episode, Laura Siegler talks to Naima Swaleh, Jacob Whittingham and James Morgan from Fight for Peace about their youth programme giving young people a way out of crime, what makes their organisation successful, and how they integrate young women into boxing practise!

More info on Fight for Peace:
Fight for Peace combines boxing and martial arts with education and personal development to realise the potential of young people in communities affected by crime, violence and social exclusion. We provide young people with the tools and support structures they need to become life champions and create positive futures for themselves. We support young people directly at our Academies in Rio de Janeiro and London, and via a global training programme, which equips partner organisations around the globe with the knowledge and resources to better support young people in their communities.

In the build up to the World Radio Day Event 2018 the SOAS Radio Team will be interviewing community radio, representatives of communication for sports & development organisations, radio industry professionals and academics on this years theme of ‘Sports & Radio’ in a series of podcasts.