Safeguarding concerns and British Judo

British Judo made headlines recently as the BBC reported on the arrests of coaching staff for sexual offences and also disclosed details of an independent safeguarding review of the British Judo Association’s Safeguarding processes in 2019/2020.

It is reported that the arrests include a coach who was arrested for allegations of engaging in sexual communications with a child and a separate coach was arrested for allegations of voyeurism at a place of work after placing a camera in female toilets. Both incidents occurred in 2019.

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