LSCBLocal Safeguarding Children Board Northamptonshire

Child Exploitation in Sport

Child Exploitation is a crime with devastating and long lasting consequences for victims and their families. Childhoods and family life can be ruined and this is compounded when victims, or those at risk of abuse, do not receive appropriate, immediate and on-going support.


Child Exploitation takes on a number of forms and in some instances children will be subject to multiple forms of exploitation. This leaflet focusses on 2 elements exploitation of young people by gangs / gang affiliation and exploitation by county lines. Other forms of exploitation include sexual exploitation, trafficking and Modern Slavery.

Leaflets have been created in partnership with Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Sport.

Leaflets and Posters can be downloaded and printed below:

Child Exploitation - Coaches (printable version)

Child Exploitation - Clubs and Teams (printable version)

Child Exploitation - Governing Bodies (printable version)

Last updated: 18 March 2021

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