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Young people share thoughts on Irish rugby

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Community and school sports Type: News article

CPSU reports on the youth consultation day held by IRFU on 12 November, where over 80 young rugby players gathered to share their thoughts on the sport.

Dec 12 2016

Handling allegations of abuse and safeguarding children in sport

Topics: Safeguarding children Type: News article

We have all the information and safeguarding tools you need to help you keep children safe in sport and manage allegations of abuse.

Dec 02 2016

NSPCC launches football hotline for sexual abuse victims

Topics: Safeguarding children Type: News article

Dedicated helpline, launched with support of the FA as more footballers speak up about sexual abuse in the game, receives 860 calls in its first week.

Dec 01 2016

Wayne Rooney's in Childline's corner

Topics: Working with our partners Elite athletes Safeguarding children Type: News article

Wayne Rooney has teamed up with Childline to talk to young people about what he’s learned as one of England’s best ever footballers. 

Nov 27 2016

CPSU supported anti-bullying week 2016

Topics: Online safety Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type: News article

The CPSU supported Anti-Bullying Week, which took place from 14 to 18 November. Find out what was involved. 

Nov 21 2016

CPSU wins global safeguarding award

Topics: Working with our partners International sport Safeguarding children Type: News article

The NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit was honoured to receive the UNICEF Safeguarding in Sport Award at this year’s Beyond Sport Summit.

Oct 27 2016

Young people reflect on the CPSU conference

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type: News article

We reached out to some of the young people involved in our 15-year anniversary conference and asked them to tell us about their experiences of the day. 

Oct 24 2016

Voice is choice – Disabled young people get involved at the CPSU conference

Topics: Disability sport Safeguarding children Type: News article

Students from St Giles, a school for children with complex medical needs, attended the CPSU's 15 year conference to facilitate a workshop, discussing their experiences in sport. 

Oct 24 2016

CPSU presents on sports psychiatry at RCPsych conference

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type: News article

CPSU co-delivered a workshop at the sports psychiatry themed session of the Royal College of Psychiatrists conference.

Oct 14 2016

CPSU celebrates 2016’s Safeguarding Stars

Topics: Working with our partners Community and school sports Safeguarding children Type: News article

Our safeguarding conference at Wembley on 5 October included a celebration of this year’s Safeguarding Stars – individuals who've been recognised as going the extra mile to promote children’s welfare. 

Oct 10 2016