Child Abuse in Sport

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A growing concern in the safeguarding of children is child abuse in sports, with a number of historic cases highlighting the potential abuse they can face in both competitive and amateur sports. Abuse in sports can occur in a number of different ways, from physical and sexual abuse to more complex mental abuse.

We've designed this infographic for anyone working with children who wishes to explore the topic further, outlining a handful of these historic cases to show the need for more stringent safeguarding principles in order to keep children safe from abusers.