Library

In our library you will find sources of information related to child safeguarding in sports, and more specifically in European football, developed by UEFA and experts, its member associations and other stakeholders. These include a variety of resources and materials such as guides, policies, toolkits, research reports, etc.

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Centre for Sport and Human Rights
In April 2020 the Centre for Sport and Human Rights led a call for experts and practitioners in child rights, protection, and safeguarding in sport to come together to consider the Sports-Related Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Children. A paper…
Royal Belgian Football Association
Safeguarding of children should be high on the agenda of every organisation that works with children.  The Royal Belgian Football association (RBFA), the regional federations Voetbal Vlaanderen and ACFF and the Pro League, the organisation of…
NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit 
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, sports clubs and organisations have found themselves in a position of having to look at alternatives to face-to-face training and events. This has resulted in events and competitions taking place virtually. The…
The FA
The FA Survivor Support and Safeguarding Advisory Group (FASSSAG) has developed guidance (download below) to help adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse in football come to a decision on whether to waive their anonymity or not. It is based on the…
Turkish Football Federation, UEFA, Terre des hommes
The Turkish Football Federation translated the Child safeguarding toolkit for UEFA member associations. You can download the document here or below. The toolkit was developed by UEFA and Terre des hommes to help UEFA member associations protect and…
Child Protection in Sport Unit NSPCC
This resource has been created to help sports organisations to positively and meaningfully engage with people who have lived experience of childhood sexual abuse. The information is based on the podcast “Learning from lived experience of childhood…
Centre for Sport and Human Rights
This paper focuses on the potential impacts of COVID-19 on children associated with sport. It was compiled based on the input of 37 experts and practitioners in the fields of child rights, protection, and safeguarding in sport. In addition to…
IICSA Research Team
Truth Project Thematic Report "Child sexual abuse in sports" presents the Inquiry’s (Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse) research findings about experiences of victims and survivors of child sexual abuse in sports and the response of…
NSPCC
The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) has released the recording of the webinar discussing sexual offending and the grooming and entrapment process, looking at what this means for the sporting environment and outlining actions…
English Football Association
The FA encourages the appropriate use of social media to help run your teams and leagues, communicate with players (via their parents/carers when under-16), and appoint referees, log results and much more. Whatever way we communicate with children…