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How sport struggles with structural abuse around the world
WDR 5 Sport inside – the podcast: critical, constructive, inclusive
58:39 minutes
Available until 08/14/2042

A trusting environment is needed for top sporting performance. But what if the trust is abused? Nora Hespers talks to Andrea Schültke about violence and sexual abuse in sport and how the associations are working on solutions.

Contact addresses for victims of sexual abuse
NINA registered association
NINA offers free and anonymous help and advice. It is an offer from the Independent Commissioner for Questions of Child Sexual Abuse with the technical responsibility of NINA eV

Sexual Abuse Helpline: 0800 22 55 530
Telephone times:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m
Tuesday and Thursday: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m

processing commission
The Independent Commission for the Study of Child Sexual Abuse investigates all forms of child sexual abuse in Germany – including in sports. Victims, relatives and contemporary witnesses are invited to report on child sexual abuse in a confidential hearing or in a written report.

Office of the Independent Child Sexual Abuse Commission
Glinkastrasse 24
10117 Berlin
Postal address:
PO Box 110129
10831 Berlin
Info telephone processing:
0800 40 300 40 (free and anonymous)
Office hours info phone:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m

Contact person Andrea Schültke
Freelance journalist Andrea Schültke has been researching sexual abuse in sport confidentially for ten years. She publishes, among other things, on WDR at Sport inside and on Deutschlandfunk, and is also the author of the sports show documentary: “The Big Taboo”.
Andrea Schültke can be reached anonymously at [email protected]

Further links on the topic:
You can find our podcast “Sexualized Violence in Sport – The Long Way of Those Affected” at

Sexualized violence: prison sentence for gymnastics coaches – report on the second trial on judgement-weimar-turntrainer

The big taboo – the ARD film by Andrea Schültke about sexualised violence in sport

Sport inside podcast: The big taboo is shaking – Kerstin von Kalkreuth in conversation with Andrea Schültke about sexualised violence in sport

Contact point for victims of violence and abuse in sport under construction – report on

Sexualised violence in sport – study provides figures from club sport for the first time

Sexualised violence in sport: dealing with it is just the beginning

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