Rwanda Legacy of Hope has provided life skills training programme for street children to build resilience of at risk youth and reduce anti-social behaviour. It employs skills teaching in order to increase adaptive and positive behaviour and address risk factors related to violence, crime and drug use.
Can sport and physical activity be used as strategies for crime Prevention? The evidence is encouraging; it suggests that with careful planning, sport and physical activity have crime prevention potential. Young people can personally benefit from these programs.
Sport and physical activity can combine with other interventions to reduce crime in particular groups and communities.
It appears that sport and physical activity can reduce crime by providing accessible, appropriate activities in a supportive social context. In other words, sport and physical activity must be connected positively within the social fabric of groups and Communities.
Crime prevention through sports