Academic highlights the ‘hidden’ violence plaguing the sports world
An academic at Edge Hill University’s new Centre for Child Protection and Safeguarding in Sport has voiced concerns about the ‘hidden’ violence plaguing the sports world.
Child protection expert calls for survey into gender based violence in sport
One of the country’s leading experts in child protection in sport is calling for a UK survey to reveal the magnitude of gender based violence in sport. Melanie Lang, Senior Lecturer in Child Protection in Sport at Edge Hill University, is calling on sports funding bodies to commission the survey.
Edge Hill researcher leading EU study into violence and abuse in sport
An Edge Hill University researcher will represent the UK as a subject expert in the field of gender-based violence and abuse in sport in a new study funded by the European Commission’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency.