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As the World Cup was launched an NGO started a campaign to draw attention to the issue of domestic violence. "Women experience violence and abuse at the hands of their partners every day, not just when football is on TV", the spot says.  This…
As UEFA partners, Terre des hommes participated in the UEFA Champions Festival, which took place in Kyiv, Ukraine, from May 24 until 27. The UEFA Champions Festival is an annual event held in the host city of the UEFA Champions League Final in the…
The IWF has partnered with Everton Football Club to help make the Internet a safer place. The IWF is an independent, non-profit organisation that works internationally to stop the revictimization of child sexual abuse victims and to make the…
The article takes an article from the Independent that claims football is not rife with child abusers, and tries to uncover the facts behind the article. It also examines the policy and regularory framework around it as well as professional…
Child protection expert Celia Brackenridge says UK sport was beset by a culture of ignorance and denial until the 1990s but it now sets the gold standard. In a neatly maintained archive of papers held in the library at Brunel University, the…
The UK Football Association has published a full Terms of Reference for its review into historic child sexual abuse allegations in football. In the article the full ToR can be found.
The dark secret at the heart of British football - we ask why it took so long for the child sex abuse scandal to come to light.
A former England international who says he was a victim of abuse as a child has explained why he has decided to talk publicly about his ordeal. Paul Stewart, 52, told BBC sports editor Dan Roan it had been a taboo subject - and he did not know where…
The BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme speaks to former footballers Chris Unsworth, Jason Dunford, Steve Walters and Andy Woodward, who all claim to have been sexually abused by former coach Barry Bennell. Bennell, 62, was jailed in 1998 for sex…
‘Thomson Reuters Foundation’ published an article of Terre des hommes Lausanne- in collaboration with Terre des hommes International Federation about the effect worldwide sporting events can have on children. It recalls that the resettlement of…