The midterm report of the Sports Safeguarding Children Initiative (SSCI) identifies the achievements that the sports sector has made since the initial 2010 Call to Action. The report also highlights new challenges and future priorities for action.
In this video, children describe how parents' and spectators' behaviour gets worse during competitions – and how this affects the young athletes.
We arranged for a group of disabled young people to meet with GB Wheelchair Basketball player Ade Adepitan. Their discussions of the challenges they've faced should give sports organisations ideas for how to break down barriers and make it easier for young disabled people to get involved in sport.
Welsh language version of 'A framework for safeguarding and protecting children in and through sport in Wales'.
An overarching approach to safeguarding children in and through sport in Wales. The framework consists of five standards that a sports organisation should demonstrate it undertakes at all levels of its sport.
John Amaechi speaks at the International Sports Security Conference, highlighting that children should be protected from bullying coaches and educated on what sport should be about.
Although a huge amount of work goes into safeguarding young athletes, children outside of sport are also potentially at risk during major sporting events. Here, Professor Celia Brackenridge talks about research into this issue.
A video clip featuring two professionals commenting on a scenario featuring Anna, a young disabled child, involved in a sports activity. They reflect on the difficulties the coach experienced in including Anna in the activities and offer suggestions about a more positive approach to meeting Anna's needs in this context.
A video clip of Anna, a disabled girl, attending a sports session. Her coach struggles to accommodate and include her effectively in the activity. Some of Anna's peers begin to bully her verbally.
Our Help & Advice section has hub pages on specific safeguarding topics, which provide an overview, guidance and a list of resources. This page covers photos and videos of children by clubs and parents, as well as mobile phone use.