Voices for truth and dignity: Combatting sexual violence in European sport through the voices of those affected”

  • Rulofs, Bettina (PI)
  • Martin, Montserrat (CoI)
  • Vertommen, Tine (CoI)
  • Taylor, Sheila (CoI)

Project Details


The project is based on the principle that policy and initiatives generated from the accounts of those that have experienced sexual violence in sports settings will be highly valued and, therefore, most effective in ‘reaching’ the sports community and promoting knowledge-transfer, education and development.
Short titleVoices for truth and dignity
Effective start/end date1/01/1631/05/18

Collaborative partners

  • Edge Hill University
  • German Sport University Cologne (lead)
  • University of Antwerp
  • University of Vienna
  • The University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia
  • German Sport Youth
  • NWG Network

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


  • sexual violence
  • sport
  • child abuse

Research Centres

  • Centre for Child Protection and Safeguarding in Sport


Explore the research topics touched on by this project. These labels are generated based on the underlying awards/grants. Together they form a unique fingerprint.