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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NSPCC
The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) has released the recording of the webinar discussing sexual offending and the grooming and entrapment process, looking at what this means for the sporting environment and outlining actions…
Centre for Sport and Human Rights
The Sporting Chance Forum 2019 (SCF 2019) was convened on 21-22 November at the United Nations (UN) Palais des Nations in Geneva during the week that commemorated the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). SCF 2019…
European Commission
This study provides an overview of the legal and policy frameworks, describes initiatives promoted by sport and civil society organisations, identifies best practice in combatting gender-based violence in sport and makes recommendations for future…
Centre for Sport and Human Rights
This paper focuses on the potential impacts of COVID-19 on children associated with sport. It was compiled based on the input of 37 experts and practitioners in the fields of child rights, protection, and safeguarding in sport. In addition to…
IICSA Research Team
Truth Project Thematic Report "Child sexual abuse in sports" presents the Inquiry’s (Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse) research findings about experiences of victims and survivors of child sexual abuse in sports and the response of…
English Football Association
The FA encourages the appropriate use of social media to help run your teams and leagues, communicate with players (via their parents/carers when under-16), and appoint referees, log results and much more. Whatever way we communicate with children…
SportWorks
Watch below the recording of the webinar "Prevention of harassment and abuse in sport: The role of sports organisation", organised by SportWorks, with Kirsty Burrows as guest speaker. Research indicates that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men are victims…
UEFA
The child safeguarding toolkit for European football has been developed by UEFA and Terre des hommes to help national associations take measures to protect and safeguard children from abuse and respond to any concerns. The toolkit recognises that…
UEFA
This template Child safeguarding policy forms part of the Child safeguarding toolkit for UEFA member associations, in our efforts to support UEFA member associations in actions to safeguarding children. The policy outlines the guiding principles,…
English Football Association
LET'S MAKE FOOTBALL SAFE, NOT SORRY The FA guide to reporting concerns about child welfare Safeguarding children and young people is everyone’s responsibility. Clearly within football, The FA, as the game’s governing body in England, has a…