NOC*NSF wants to major investigation into sexual abuse in sport
NOC*NSF wants to be a big research keep to sexual abuse in the sports world.
The research will focus on the last thirty years, writes the Volkskrant on Friday. NOC*NSF wants to understand whether there is in the Netherlands misbruikslachtoffers walk around, never heard.
“It is for the sport important to the history of the well know”, says managing director Gerard Dielessen of NOC*NSF at the newspaper.
He suggests that the burden that victims of sexual abuse carry with them enormous. According to Dielessen can the research help to athletes to support their story to the outside want to come.
The reason for the study is the clerical-abuse scandal in England, where dozens of soccer clubs are involved. In november trading ex-footballers, including ex-pros, to the outside with the communication that have for many years been abused by trainer Barry Bennel of the club Crewe Alexandra.
Wednesday was former cyclist and former world champion Petra de Bruin known during her career for years, are sexually abused.
If the funding round, you may research according to Dielessen in 2017.