Creating safer cultures in sport – Learning from lived experience

Episode 17,   Nov 23, 2021, 01:00 PM

In this podcast episode, we talk with former professional footballer Paul Stewart. Paul talks about the impact that childhood abuse has had on him and how we can all help to create a safer culture in sport for young people.

We discuss the importance of creating a culture of safety where children's voices are heard. Paul also emphasises to need for robust safeguarding policies and procedures in sport and activity to ensure all children and young people have a safe and fun experience.


  • Paul Stephenson – CPSU Senior Consultant
  • Paul Stewart – former professional footballer
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