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From 10 to 14 August 2020, 48 volunteer leaders and coaches from the Open Fun Football Schools in Moldova participated in two seminars, organised in cooperation with the Moldovan Football Federation, Cross Cultures, General Police Inspectorate of…
Children have the right to participate in sport in a safe and enjoyable environment. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. The International Safeguards for Children in Sport initiative declared 8 August to be Safer Sport Day, aiming to raise…
Keeping Children Safe 2020 Summit will take place between 5 and 9 October 2020. Register today and join global child safeguarding practitioners, academics and experts to get immersed in the latest research. Find answers to challenges you face.…
Following the recent launch of the #SafeHome campaign, a joint initiative by FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Commission to support women and children at risk of domestic violence, FIFA representatives joined leading policy…
This article by Richard Bush "sets out the key aspects of the FIFA Guardians toolkit, providing some commentary on the document and some further steps that international governing bodies might see fit to take in respect of safeguarding and child…
To "keep children safe in sports" means to prevent and respond to any form by which the child can be negatively affected – emotionally, verbally or physically – during physical training or when they practice performance or recreational sports. Terre…
In October 2019, Terre des hommes (Tdh) launched a unique European project, aimed at promoting child safeguarding policies in sports settings in Romania and Greece, as a means to protect and safeguard children. Through this project, Tdh has…
Sport must be a safe, positive and enjoyable experience for all children, especially to achieve protection outcomes in sport for development projects. We love sport! It is not an exaggeration when we say that the majority of humans love sport and…
Children face violence and abuse everyday; every fourth girl in Jamaica and every fifth girl in Europe has been a victim of sexual harassment. Unfortunately, sport is one of the most common areas where violence against and abuse of children takes…