Working Group on
CHILD PROTECTION IN SPORTS
This Working Group aims to increase awareness of child exploitation in organized sports, promote prevention strategies, clarify issues related to definitions, and facilitate child-parent-coach-sport organizations all coordinating to provide a healthy and safe environment for children. Interested ISPCAN members as well as nonmembers are encouraged to participate by subscribing to this page, submitting a blog post below, or posting in the Forum. We welcome participants from all disciplines and with varied experiences addressing trafficking and exploitation.
Convener: Esmah Lahlah, ISPCAN Councilor
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The Centre for Sport and Human Rights is a human rights organization for the world of sport. The Centre’s role is to work towards a world of sport that fully respects human rights through collective action and through the promotion of the Sporting Chance Principles. Launched in June 2018, the Centre is the outcome of many years of work by organizations now represented in its Advisory Council.
The Centre’s aims are threefold:
- Support the prevention of human rights harms from occurring through sport
- Support access to effective remedy where harms have occurred
- Promote a positive human rights legacy from sport and sporting events
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