"Start to talk” is a Council of Europe call for action to public authorities and the sport movement to stop child sexual abuse. By joining this call, governments, sport clubs, associations and federations, as well as athletes and coaches, pledge to take concrete measures to prevent and respond to abuse.
Sexual abuse happens in sport too. It is hard for children to talk. Video clip to call public authorities and the sport movement to give children a voice and stop child sexual abuse in sport. Produced by the Council of Europe with the support of the European Union in the framework of ProSafeSport . starttotalk.org
‘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 whole sections of the population may lead to school dropout among the most vulnerable children, while the large construction projects for stadiums is not coupled with the construction of social services for the local population.