IOC Consensus Statement: Harassment and Abuse (Non-accidental Violence) in Sport
Mountjoy M, Brackenridge C,
Arrington M, Blauwet C, Carska-Sheppard A, Fasting K, Kirby S, Leahy T, Marks S,
Martin K, Starr K, Tiivas A, Budgett R. Br J Sports Med. 2016 Apr 26. pii:
bjsports-2016-096121. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096121. [Epub ahead of print]
“This Consensus Statement
extends the 2007 IOC Consensus Statement on Sexual Harassment and Abuse in
Sport, presenting additional evidence of several other types of harassment and
abuse—psychological, physical and neglect.” The document includes “Forms of
Abuse and Harassment in Sport”, “Mechanisms for Harassment and Abuse”, “Child
and Adolescent Athletes”, “Athletes with Disability”, and “Impacts of
Non-Accidental Violence”, “Prevention of Harassment and Abuse”. The document
concludes with 15 recommendations.