Safeguarding and Equality
The Herts Sports Partnership is committed to equality and operates within a culture and structure that recognises diversity and strives to be fair. Equality in sport is about fairness, justice and equal access to opportunities. We are aware of the diverse needs of different groups within society and respond positively to eliminate discrimination. Positive action will be used to redress inequalities and to maximise participation.
Some projects we are working on relevant to this area are:
- Sporting Chance
- Fit, Fed & Read
- Career Mode
- Active Together (over 50’s programme)
- Women and Girls
- Coach Education Week
The Herts Sports Partnership acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice.
We are committed to working in partnership with organisations delivering sport within Hertfordshire, to promote and deliver best practice when working with children, young people and vulnerable adults. All children and vulnerable adults are entitled to protection from harm and have the right to take part in sport in a safe, positive and enjoyable environment. The Herts Sports Partnership and its partners have a duty of care to safeguard all children and vulnerable adults involved in sport from harm. All children, vulnerable adults and others who may be particularly vulnerable must be taken into account.