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During a recent conference at Japan’s National Institute for Fitness & Sports, Dr Mel Lang met with the founders of the Japan Judo Accident Victims Association (JJAVA). In this post their Executive Director, Mrs Keiko Kobayashi, explains why JJAVA was established and the important and inspiring work they are undertaking. We are delighted to support them […]

Today two of our ambassadors, Joel and Stephen, worked alongside Duncan Craig from Survivors Manchester, speaking to young people (12-16) from the Manchester area about sexual exploitation and abuse (in sport & beyond). The Manchester United Foundation invited us to support them at their Street Reds event in Salford. We were delighted to work with [...]

Research Update: the Flanders’ approach to physical and sexual integrity of children in sport Tine Vertommen Criminologist, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Antwerp University Hospital (UZA)  Recently, Flanders has taken significant steps towards safeguarding children in sport. In February 2012, the Flemish ministers responsible for Sport, Youth, Education and Welfare signed a commitment statement […]

Sport Respects Your Rights campaigned at the Street Games event held at the Etihad Stadium on the 24th August. The event was a huge success, attracting over 1000 young people aged 14 – 25, all with the common interest of maintaining a safe environment for young people to participate in sports activities. Two representatives from [...]
Following on from the success of our original animation, used by many of our fellow teams across Europe to promote and explain the original project, Sport Respects Your Rights UK has now produced a second short animation to explain the focus of our work and why we exist. Have a look and please spread within [...]

Sport Respects Your Rights campaigned at the Street Games event held at the Etihad Stadium in Sport City, Manchester, on the 24th August. The event was a huge success, attracting over 1000 young people aged 14 – 25, all with the common interest of maintaining a safe environment for young people to participate in sports […]

On 30th July two of our ambassadors (Stephen and Nick) delivered a full day of workshops training and activities for the Street Games young advisors at the Salford Reds stadium. It was a great day and provided space for the exchange of views and ideas between very motivated and committed young people. We look forward […]

On 8th June some of the youth leaders (Laura Swaffer, Stephen Mansfield, Joel Donnelly, Joe Moore and Ashleigh Morgan) met to assign roles and make a further impact to the project. The meeting discussed a lot of areas to move the project forward and roles were delegated in relation to promotion, fundraising and admin. Ideas […]

european conference success

At the end of February the Sport Respects Your Rights conference was held in Vienna. This was an opportunity for the youth volunteers to display the campaigns they had developed in their own countries. The programme of speakers included a range of politicians, policy-makers and academics from across Europe who were impressed by the work […]

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