Celia is one of a group of advocates, scientists and policy makers involved in violence prevention in sport that make up Safe Sport International. In July 2014, these individuals came together to develop a global agency to mandate an end to violence and abuse against athletes.
IN CELIA'S WORDS
SSI Declaration and Principles
This document outlines the purpose and principles of Safe Sport International (SSI). The SSI is an initiative established to advance the setting up of a mechanism that will ultimately monitor and quality assure compliance of sport organisations with the principles of safe sport.
AN APPRECIATION BY...
Sandra Kirby, Professor Emerita, Winnipeg, CanadaOver those early years, Celia was largely alone in the field. Reporters would call asking for her expert opinions. Athletes would call to share their stories and ask for help. It can only have been a most difficult and challenging time for her, but her vision of a better sport for participants certainly kept her going.
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