Special section: Child Safeguarding in Football

Supported by UEFA and Terre des hommes Foundation. 

News

30 Apr 2020
Terre des hommes (Tdh) and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) have joined efforts to develop a Europe-wide child safeguarding programme aimed at providing a safe and positive experience for all children and young people who play... Read more
24 Apr 2020
The UEFA Foundation for Children was launched in April 2015 to support and defend children through football. The foundation provides several types of support, for example, giving children the opportunity to play and temporarily... Read more
06 Apr 2020
In October 2019, Terre des hommes launched a unique project aimed to promote child safeguarding policies in sports settings in Romania and Greece, in partnership with Tdh Hungary. Through this project, Tdh committed to ensuring that children and... Read more

Learning

27 May 2020
This webinar is organized within the 'Keeping Children Safe in Sports' project, which is funded by the 'Rights, Equality and Citizenship' program of the European Commission. The project is coordinated by Terre des... Read more
08 Jan 2020
This Level 1 Safeguarding Children course provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to safeguard children. It describes the common types of abuse, how to recognise them, and how to respond to your concerns. It also explains how to... Read more
08 Jan 2020
The course will remind you how to identify abuse and report concerns as well as learn more about the safeguarding structure, recognising risks and what happens after a referral to social care has been made. Developed by a qualified child... Read more

Library

30 Apr 2020
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... Read more
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

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

'The First Match: Safeguarding in Sports' Webinar
Date of publication: 2020
This webinar is organized within the 'Keeping Children Safe in Sports' project, which is funded by the 'Rights, Equality and Citizenship' program of the European Commission.
[Europe] UEFA and Tdh Implement a Europe-wide Child Safeguarding Programme
Date of publication: 2020
Terre des hommes (Tdh) and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) have joined efforts to develop a Europe-wide child safeguarding programme aimed at providing a safe and positive experience for all children and young people who
Child safeguarding toolkit for UEFA member associations
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: 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
[International] The UEFA Foundation for Children: five years of bringing light to children’s lives
Date of publication: 2020
The UEFA Foundation for Children was launched in April 2015 to support and defend children through football.
[Romania] The 'Keeping Children Safe in Sports' Project: Six months since implementation by Tdh Romania, Greece and Hungary
Date of publication: 2020
In October 2019, Terre des hommes launched a unique project aimed to promote child safeguarding policies in sports settings in Romania and Greece, in partnership with Tdh Hungary.
[International] Safeguarding the Rights of Children in Sports on World Children’s Day
Date of publication: 2019
Children face violence and abuse everyday; every fourth girl in Jamaica and every fifth girl in Europe has been a victim of sexual harassment.
[European Union] French launch for “Start to Talk” campaign against child sexual abuse in sports
Date of publication: 2019
The “Start to Talk” campaign was launched by the Council of Europe to fight against the abuse of children in sports.
[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
[International] Seven Key Relationships in the Safeguarding in Sport Movement
Date of publication: 2019
Kupakwashe Desmond Mukurumbira, Board Member of UNICEF, has written a piece on key relationships in safeguarding in sports.
[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,

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