IT’S A PENALTY IS THE GLOBAL MOVEMENT TO END CHILD EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE

SUPPORTED BY SOME OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN SPORT

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SPORT IS A FORCE FOR GOOD

The It’s a Penalty Campaign harnesses the power of sport to protect children from exploitation and abuse globally, positioning major sporting events as platforms for positive change.

It’s a Penalty works in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, advocating that ‘protection from any exploitation, abuse and violence is the right of every child’.

The huge influx of tourists and sporting fans to a country whilst a major sporting event is taking place – Rio saw an influx of 500,000 during the 2016 Olympics & Paralympics –  increases the risk of children being exploited and abused.

TOGETHER WE CAN BUILD A WORLD IN WHICH NO CHILD FEELS VULNERABLE TO EXPLOITATION OR ABUSE.

COMPLETED CAMPAIGNS

2016 RIO OLYMPIC & PARALYMPIC GAMES
2014 FIFA WORLD CUP IN BRAZIL

UPCOMING CAMPAIGNS

PYEONGCHANG 2018 WINTER OLYMPIC & PARALYMPIC GAMES (South Korea)

GOLD COAST 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES (Australia)

TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC & PARALYMPIC GAMES (Japan)

SUPPORT OUR CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT CHILDREN

With your help we can have a greater global impact and put an end to the grooming, exploitation and abuse of children online and offline.

WITH GRATEFUL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS

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