Special section: Child Safeguarding in Football

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News

10 Oct 2019
The article below was written by Maddie Grounds, content writer for the Immigration Advice Service, an organisation of immigration solicitors that help undocumented migrants to regulate their status in the UK.  The views expressed are that... Read more
25 Sep 2019
The European week of sports celebrates its 5th edition this year; and 2019 brings a success story – after a long struggle with documentation, the first refugee in Greece got the official authorisation to play professional... Read more
09 Aug 2019
Terre des hommes Moldova provided training on child protection systems and safeguarding policy in sports during a seminar for teachers, leaders, and coaches under the ‘Open Fun Football Schools’ (OFFS) project and ‘Sport - School... Read more

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Library

30 Jun 2019
This is a toolkit developed by FIFA, for its member organisations in order to establish guiding principles and minimum rquirements that will help leaders and organisers in football to ensure a safe and nurturing environment for children. The toolkit... Read more
01 Dec 2018
Move Together project led to creating a community of practice that contributed to enhancing the necessary skills and knowledge in order to offer children and youngsters psych-social support with the help of sports and to raise their self-esteem and... Read more
01 May 2018
UNICEF has published a step-by-step guidance for businesses on how to set up their onw, internal child safeguarding policies, in order to ensure the safety and rights of children that come into contact wiht the organisation or its products and... Read more

Multimedia

02 Nov 2018
The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) has launched a series of podcasts to share safeguarding guidance and best practice. The first 2 episodes have been released as part of Parents in Sport Week 2018, featuring sports parents and... Read more
29 Apr 2018
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... Read more
11 May 2017
UNICEF and the Olympic Committee for Children with Disabilities signed a co-operation agreement on the inclusion of children with disabilities in sports activities. This cooperation agreement provides comprehensive and inclusive sports activities... Read more

Child Safeguarding in Football

[United Kingdom] Social Integration for Asylum Seekers Starts with a Kick of a Ball
Date of publication: 2019
The article below was written by Maddie Grounds, content writer for the Immigration Advice Service, an organisation of immigration solicitors that help undocumented migrants to regulate their st
[Greece] Uniting youth through sports | Terre des hommes
Date of publication: 2019
The European week of sports celebrates its 5th edition this year; and 2019 brings a success story – after a long struggle with documentation,
[Moldova] All Children Must Feel Safe and Protected in Sports
Date of publication: 2019
Terre des hommes Moldova provided training on child protection systems and safeguarding policy in sports during a seminar for teachers, leaders, and coaches under the ‘Open Fun Football Schools’ (OFFS) project and ‘Sport - School
Up to Us
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: FIFA Guardians
This is a toolkit developed by FIFA, for its member organisations in order to establish guiding principles and minimum rquirements that will help leaders and organisers in football to ensure a safe and nurturing environment for children.
[Romania] Child Safeguarding in Sport Promoted by Roman Bürki, Terre des hommes Ambassador and Goalkeeper at Borussia Dortmund
Date of publication: 2019
Roman Bürki, Terre des hommes ambassador and goalkeeper of the German football club Borussia Dortmund, visited Romania from 22 to 24 May 2019 to get acquainted with Terre des hommes’ projects and to promote the need to keep children safe i
Among friends
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Terre des hommes Romania
Move Together project led to creating a community of practice that contributed to enhancing the necessary skills and knowledge in order to offer children and youngsters psych-social support with the help of sports and to raise their self-esteem an
Parental involvement in sport - new podcast series [Audio]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Child Protection in Sport Unit NSPCC
The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) has launched a series of podcasts to share safeguarding guidance and best practice.
[Ukraine] Promoting children's rights and sports benefits for children at UEFA Champions Festival
Date of publication: 2018
As UEFA partners, Terre des hommes participated in the UEFA Champions Festival, which took place in Kyiv, Ukraine,
Child Safeguarding Toolkit for Business
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: UNICEF
UNICEF has published a step-by-step guidance for businesses on how to set up their onw, internal child safeguarding policies, in order to ensure the safety and rights of children that come into contact wiht the organisation or its products and ser
Start to Talk [Video]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Council of Europe
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.

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