Special section: Sports and Protection

This page collects resources on the issue of sports and protection, and specifically safeguarding in football. Supported by our Partner:

UEGA

News

13 Jun 2018
As UEFA partners, Terre des hommes participated in the UEFA Champions Festival, which took place in Kyiv, Ukraine, from May 24 until 27. The UEFA Champions Festival is an annual event held in the host city of the UEFA Champions League Final in the... Read more
22 Jun 2014
'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... Read more
14 May 2012
'UNICEF' reports on its website that in an event at Camp Nou, the stadium of legendary football team FC Barcelona (FBC), the *FC Barcelona Foundation and UNICEF reaffirmed their promise to work together to improve the lives of millions of children... Read more

Library

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 Jan 2018
Children Win is a global campaign co-ordinated by Terre des Hommes. Its mission is to ensure that child rights are protected, preserved and respected before, during and after the organisation and delivery of Mega Sporting Events (MSEs... Read more
01 Jan 2017
Executive Summary This White Paper examines the manifold risks of mega-sporting events (MSEs) to children. It reviews the impact that MSEs can have on the development and the rights of children in the country or city where an MSE is taking place... 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
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
31 Mar 2016
Movement, Games and Sport is a non-formal methodology of education, developed by Terre des hommes Foundation, that aims to develop the professional and personal competences of the animator,  in order to increase the psychosocial and emotional... Read more

Sports and Protection

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,
Children Win campaign - Tdh International Federation
Date of publication: 2018
Children Win is a global campaign co-ordinated by Terre des Hommes.
UNICEF helps children with disabilities in sports activities [Video]
Date of publication: 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.
Children’s Rights in the Sports Context
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights
Executive Summary
Mapping of good practices relating to social inclusion of migrants through sport
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: European Commision
The aim of this study is to provide an analytical overview of the types of sports related projects and interventions used to support the social inclusion of migrants and to identify best practice in their design, implementation and measurement.
MOVEMENT, GAMES & SPORT .....in Action ! (Video)
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: Terre des hommes Romania
Movement, Games and Sport is a non-formal methodology of education, developed by Terre des hommes Foundation, that aims to develop the professional and personal competences of the animator,  in order to increase the psychosocial a
International Safeguards for Children in Sport
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: International Safeguarding Children in Sport Working Group
This document details eight safeguards that should be put in place by any organisation providing sports activities to children and young people.
The impact of worldwide sporting events on children
Date of publication: 2014
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.

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