Child abuse in Sport: proximity and vulnerability are the Problem

A Coach in Berlin, accused of his Judo club, founded with the aim of children and young people and to attract and sexually abuse. A Trainer in Weimar, whose con

Child abuse in Sport: proximity and vulnerability are the Problem

A Coach in Berlin, accused of his Judo club, founded with the aim of children and young people and to attract and sexually abuse. A Trainer in Weimar, whose conviction has been referred due to sexual abuse of underage gymnasts in 82 cases, the Federal court of justice on the grounds of procedural errors was repealed back to the district court of Erfurt. A Trainer in Markkleeberg, spoken for lack of Evidence the allegation of sexual harassment of young canoe tin-free.

the Three cases that can appear, that beneath the surface of sport, violence and crime may be lurking. Not a single case of scandal, says Johannes-Wilhelm Rörig, the Federal government Commissioner for issues of sexual abuse, but the extent of this violence. One in ten adults has experienced as a child sexual violence among athletes and sports in the selections of the Sports in Germany every third person has experienced learning as an object of sexual abuse.

trust between children and coaches

The Sport is an endangered field. Parents trust their children's coaches, children give the coaches confidence. The desire to belong, the aspiration to ascend, the investment of years of Training can lead to wonderful results, experience and maturity of boys and girls, to Cohesion, happiness, and success. And you can make young people vulnerable and in the worst case, blackmail. Not all cases of abuse are punished, they are not even known to all. How many there are really, asked Minister for the family, Franziska Giffey, as you quoted in support of their demand for a dark-field study of the crime statistics; the Numbers do not correspond by far to the reality.

outrage, hard Hand, and a General suspicion are not the solution. Like Herbert Reul, the Westphalia interior Minister of North Rhine-applied by the horror of news from Lügde, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany and Münster, his argument for higher penalties of sexual abuse with the Thesis established that this was murder, contrary to him, the physician Jörg Fegert, medical Director and expert from Ulm. Murder victims are dead, victims of abuse would life be entitled to life value. It is necessary for you to take part to. Where this would be better possible than in the Sport?

Updated Date: 19 June 2020, 02:19

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