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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Journal of Child Sexual Abuse
ABSTRACT Sexual violence against children in sports receives little research attention. The aim of this Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses-based systematic literature review was to synthesize the up-to-date knowledge…
The Hub from High Speed Training published guidance to safeguarding children in sport, by Katie Martinelli. It covers health and safety, protection from abuse, DBS checks, Insurance and Reporting Concerns.
UNICEF and the Olympic Committee for Children with Disabilities signed a co-operation agreement on the inclusion of children with disabilities in sports activities. This cooperation agreement provides comprehensive and inclusive sports activities,…
Swiss football association
Learn more about the Swiss Football Association safeguarding tools of all stakeholders implicated in football practice, training, and/or management. You can find videos, flyers, and guidelines for child, staff and coach safeguarding in football.
The Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights
Executive Summary This White Paper examines the manifold risks of mega-sporting events (MSEs) to children. It reviews the impact that MSEs can have on the development and the rights of children in the country or city where an MSE is taking place,…
LawInSport
Published by LawInSport The article provides 10 tips on how to keep children and vulnerable adults safe in sports. This includes making safeguarding a priority, conducting an honest assessment, and embedding a culture of safeguarding. For more,…
NSPCC
Dr Camilla Knight describes the critical roles that parents play in supporting their children through their sporting journey. This includes the emotional support parents offer as children learn about winning and losing and ensuring they are a…
Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health
The full article is only available after purchase. Abstract This paper (re)tells the story of a sports coach who was accused of emotional abuse of a child athlete and, following an investigation by his club, cleared of the allegation. Accounts of…
Florian Kiuppis, Tandf online
What does Inclusion in Sport really mean? This article highlights important pillars and guidelines for inclusion.
NSPCC
Discover how sports coaches can engage, communicate and understand the positive contributions that parents can play in sport. From how best work with parents to, how to involve parents and recognise their involve is a positive factor in their child’…