Protecting young athletes from abuse of any kind is a key element of sports safety. We must be particularly vigilant for the warning signs of sexual abuse.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
, and we want to take the opportunity to remind our leaders in sport that implementing sexual abuse prevention policies and practices should be a top priority.
Our article "
Preventing Sexual Abuse in Sport
" offers an introductory look at the steps organizations can take to protect their athletes and prevent sexual abuse from occurring. We'll be adding new blog posts on this subject all month long.