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In these pages we provide some basic information about sexual and gender-based violence, as well as links to important sources of support and further resources.

If you need to talk to someone about sexual or gender-based violence or abuse, in relation to yourself or someone else, here are some contacts, just click on the name to be directed to the organisation website:

ChildLine: 0800 1111
NHS Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre: 0808 802 9999
Rape Crisis England and Wales 0808 8029999
Survivors Manchester 0161 236 2182

If you are concerned about the welfare of a child, here are some contacts:

NSPCC Help & Advice for adults worried about a child: 0808 800 5000
Your Local Authority

If you would like any further information about Sport Respects Your Rights, please contact:

Sport Respects Your Rights (Mike Hartill)

The Rugby Football League (Colette Eden)

Survivors Manchester (Duncan Craig)

The following webpages also provide important information about abuse or maltreatment of children and adults:

Survivors Manchester: (Supporting male survivors of sexual abuse, rape and sexual exploitation in Greater Manchester) Tel: 0161 236 2182

Survivors UK


Barnardo’s Spot the Signs

NWG Network Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation Tel: 01332 585371
Anonymous Helpline: 116000 @SaySomethingIf

NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)

NAPAC (National Association for People Abused in Childhood)

The statutory guidance on safeguarding in relation to organisations that provide services for children is Working Together to Safeguard Children (2015).