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¿Eres una autoridad pública?


¿Te ocupas de políticas de deporte?


¿Llevas un club de deportes, una asociación,


una federación?

¿Eres un/a deportista, un entrenador o una entrenadora?


¿Tus hijos practican deporte?

Te importan la infancia


y sus derechos?

Ya es hora de terminar con el abuso sexual infantil en el deporte


No es fácil para un niño o una niña hablar de esto


¡ Los adultos deben romper el silencio !

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Se estima que la violencia sexual en Europa afecta a uno de cada cinco niños

Esto incluye los tocamientos, la violación, el acoso sexual, el estupro, el exhibicionismo, la explotación en la prostitución y la pornografía, la violencia sexual en línea y el chantaje sexual

El abuso sexual a menudo deja terribles cicatrices

 

ABUSO DE PODER Y CONFIANZA

Entre el 70% y el 85% de los niños conocen a sus agresores

La inmensa mayoría de los niños son víctimas de personas "de confianza"

EN EL DEPORTE TAMBIEN HAY ABUSO

Existen varios factores de riesgo en el deporte:

alta tolerancia a la violencia y a las lesiones

un liderazgo autoritario y relaciones de poder desequilibradas entre entrenadores y deportistas

se trata de evitar los escándalos: los casos se silencian

sector dominado por los hombres

el contacto físico es a menudo indispensable

importancia de la recompensa

a menudo se toleran las conductas sexuales inapropriadas, se acepta la discriminación y la desigualdad entre hombres y mujeres

situaciones potenciales de riesgo: vestuarios, duchas, viajes, noches fuera de casa

A los niños y las niñas les cuesta hablar del abuso sexual

 

Se estima que 1/3 de las víctimas nunca se lo contará a nadie

Algunos niños no son capaces de reconocer el abuso: niños muy pequeños, con discapacidades…

Miedo de que nadie les crea, miedo de las consecuencias: venganza, impacto sobre la familia, la carrera o la reputación

Vergüenza y culpabilidad

Los niños no saben a quién decírselo

Se espera que los deportistas sean fuertes, la vulnerabilidad se considera debilidad

Confusión: algunos niños creen estar viviendo una relación amorosa

 

LOS ADULTOS DEBEN ROMPER EL SILENCIO

El deporte debería ser un entorno seguro y empoderador para TODOS los niños y niñas

Corresponde a los adultos prevenir el abuso, proteger la infancia y ayudar a luchar contra la impunidad

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Los que rompen el silencio

Son deportistas, entrenadores y entrenadoras, líderes de opinión que SE COMPROMETEN a tomar y promover MEDIDAS concretas para acabar con el abuso sexual infantil en el deporte

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

"Somos millones los que admiramos el talento de nuestros deportistas favoritos. Al destacar en el deporte que amamos, se pueden convertir también en influyentes modelos a seguir. Lanzo por tanto un desafío a los deportistas de élite de Europa a que se conviertan en campeones de la causa de la infancia y rompan el silencio en torno a los abusos sexuales en el deporte. Porque no hay trofeo que valga más que una infancia feliz."

Thorbjørn Jagland
El Secretario General del Consejo de Europa

"I excel at my sport thanks to the safe and healthy environment that I have enjoyed from the beginning of my career. I know that not all children are so lucky. I will do everything at my level to have codes of conduct implemented in my sport, to minimise risks and to know how to deal with them"

Mélina Robert-Michon
Olympic silver medallist, Discus Thrower, Rio 2016
Photo credit: Stéphane Kempinaire – Kmsp

"I have become a fulfilled woman, a CEO and a caring mother who listens to her children. I wish that, if they decide to do sport, that they can do it in a healthy environment where anyone is free to speak up"

Sarah Ourahmoune
Olympic silver medallist, boxing, Rio 2016
Photo credit: Pressesports

"Sport is my life. I’m enjoying its many benefits since my early childhood. We, the athletes, have to speak up. We must fight to protect sports values and for sport grounds to remain environments where all children can develop to their full potential, regardless of their origins. I will encourage other athletes to join this cause."

Ayodélé Ikuesan
Sprinter, silver medallist, European athletics championships
Photo credit : FFA (French Athletics Federation)

"At the age of 15, I was a national Champion in gymnastics and participated in the Moscow Olympics. I am a survivor of child sexual abuse in sport. It took me over 30 years to find my #voice. Today I support survivors and work to promote safe and protective sporting environments. It is the adults’ responsibility to keep children safe, healthy and happy. We must break the silence and #StartToTalk"

Gloria Viseras
Athlete’s advocate for safe sport

"There is no moment as beautiful as childhood to truly live sport. Sport holds the unique power to make girls and boys dream while, at the same time, teaching them how to live life. We, the people in the world of sport, have a moral obligation to fight for this world to be always safe and comforting for all children — anywhere in the world and regardless of their background."

Roberto Carlos
FIFA World Cup Winner, FIFA Legend

"A child’s love for sport is one of the most pure and beautiful feelings that exist. Since childhood, football has always been my safe haven, and this is exactly what sport practice should feel like for every boy or girl around the world. Whoever loves sport and cares about human life must be ready to stand up for child protection."

Iker Casillas
FIFA World Cup Winner, FIFA Legend

"Many children suffer abuse in their sport activities; adults must work to stop this and create safe environments. There’s no time to waste, it´s time to #StartToTalk and futsal players are committed with the cause"

Carlos Ortiz
Captain of the Spanish National Men Team of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF)

"Education and strict protocols are needed to identify, to prevent and to avoid sexual abuse that, in 80% of cases, is from the child’s circle of trust. Futsal players are against these actions and support #StartToTalk."

Anita Lujan
Captain of the Spanish National Women Team of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF)

"I became the victim of sexual abuse in the youth academy of Vitesse football club at the age of twelve. For twenty years I walked around with my secret, a big taboo in the sports world. I overcame a deep psychological crisis because of the abuse and now want to help other athletes and prevent abuse. That is why I founded the ‘’Break the silence Foundation’’, which is committed to prevent and tackle abuse in sports."

Renald Majoor
Director of the Break the silence Foundation Photo credit : Jiri Buller

"When I remember my youth, my sport memories are the most present and allow me to relive the happiness and innocence of those days. This is why, whether in my role as a public figure or a sportswoman, I feel compelled and have always tried to defend children’s rights and break the silence surrounding sexual abuse. Let us ensure that sport makes magic in the life of every child"

Rosa Mota
Marathon runner, 1st woman in Portugal to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games (Seoul, 1988). Bronze medallist at the 1st women’s Olympic marathon (LA, 1984)

 

Los que cambian el juego

Son gobiernos, organizaciones, instituciones, federaciones, clubs y equipos que COLABORAN con nosotros para realizar los CAMBIOS que conviertan el deporte en un entorno seguro y protector PARA TODOS los niños y las niñas

"El Gobierno de España da prioridad absoluta a las necesidades y derechos de la infancia, y a la lucha por garantizarle un entorno seguro, saludable y libre de abusos. La actividad físico-deportiva de nuestras niñas y niños es parte vital en su desarrollo integral. Desde el Ministerio de Justicia y el Consejo Superior de Deportes de España queremos dejar el #abusofueradejuego."

El Ministerio de Justicia y el Consejo Superior de Deportes, Gobierno de España (Dolores Delgado y Maria José Rienda)

"Los poderes públicos y las organizaciones deportivas comparten la responsabilidad de prevenir y responder al abuso sexual infantil en el deporte. Confío en que serán muchos los gobiernos, organizaciones e instituciones que se unirán a nosotros y, liberando el potencial transformador del deporte, crearán entornos seguros y protectores para todos los niños y las niñas. En este combate no queremos espectadores. ¡Únete al equipo y ayúdanos a ganar!"

Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni
Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe

"Creating a safe playing environment for children is integral to our social responsibility objectives. The tools and materials developed by the Council of Europe as part of its Start to Talk initiative are extremely valuable and will certainly complement our own measures. We are committed to cooperate with the Council of Europe to further strengthen the protection of children in sport, particularly in football."

"FIFA would like to express its support for the “Start to talk” initiative of the Council of Europe Agreement on Sport (EPAS). FIFA has a statutory commitment, elaborated in its human rights policy, to respecting all internationally recognised human rights. It is in the process of expanding its policy framework in order to address precisely the protection of children and vulnerable adults. Through concrete actions and cooperation in policy formulation between the Council of Europe and FIFA, we look forward to benefiting from each other’s experience and expertise in order to create a safer environment for the youngest and most vulnerable members of our communities."

"Oro, Plata y Bronce is dedicated to the promotion of safe sport, free from all forms of violence against athletes. We support athletes and their families and work with sport organisations and institutions to help reduce risks for children, young athletes and vulnerable adults. We are delighted to join and amplify the Council of Europe #starttotalk initiative."

"With our network of over 14 500 practitioners committed to stop child sexual exploitation and trafficking in the United-Kingdom, we are delighted to support the #starttotalk campaign. We are fully committed to raising awareness of the standards, tools and resources developed by the Council of Europe and to promote the silence breakers’ commitment across our network."

"Given the unique role that sport plays in the lives of children and young athletes, particularly in their education, training and personal and social development, we are committed to raise awareness, implement protective measures in sport organisations, along with the empowerment of athletes and capacity building of Athletes' Entourage to the risks related with sexual harassment and abuse in sport context"

Portuguese Institute of Sport and Youth [Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude]

"Futsal is practiced by girls and boys since early years, at school or sport clubs and leagues, and always surrounded by adults. Make a goal playing with whoever you want, but mainly… save every uncomfortable situation for you, don´t be afraid and #StartToTalk. AJFS & AJFSF give you all the support!"

AJFS & AJFSF Association of professional futsal players (AJFS) and Association of women futsal players (AJFSF) [Asociación de Jugadores profesionales de Fútbol Sala y Asociación de Jugadoras de Fútbol Sala Femenino]

"We are deeply affected by the immense suffering of victims of sexual abuse. What they experience is very dramatic. That is why we take measures to support victims, to act decisively against perpetrators and to prevent more casualties. The #StartToTalk initiative of the Council of Europe is very helpful in this"

The Dutch Olympic Committee*Dutch Sports Federation (NOC*NSF)

"For many children and young people, sport represents a fundamental source of well-being where they find a second family. The trust and confidence normally found in a healthy environment generates an illusion of opportunity, which can lead to situations of sexual abuse. It is crucial that each of us is able to contribute to breaking the silence to ensure a protective sporting environment!"

João Paulo Rebelo
Secretary of State for youth and sports

"The Norwegian Government is strongly committed to fighting all forms of violence and sexual abuse against children. The large majority of our children and teenagers have participated in sports at some point in their childhood. We owe them to fully enjoy their rights to participate in sport in a safe environment, free from sexual violence."

Trine Skei Grande, Minister of Culture & Linda Hofstad Helleland, Minister of Children and Equality

 

PODEMOS AYUDAR

 

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Para acabar con el abuso sexual infantil,
el Consejo de Europa ayuda a:

Mejorar legislaciones y políticas

Adoptar estrategias de protección de la infancia para estructuras, actividades y eventos deportivos

Establecer códigos de conducta

Formar a los profesionales del ámbito del deporte

Empoderar a padres y madres

Empoderar a niños, niñas y adolescentes

 

PARA SABER MAS

 

El Consejo de Europa propone muchas herramientas que le resultaran útiles. La mayoría existen en inglés y en francés, pero también tenemos algunas en español.

En España, el Consejo superior de deportes ha elaborado una serie de guías muy útiles dentro de su campaña "El abuso queda fuera de juego"

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