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GRASSROOTS CONSULTATION SHOWS THERE ’ S WORK TO BE DONE TO COMBAT DISCRIMINATION

At the end of 2015 , Kick It Out closed its grassroots consultation after offering key people involved in the sport the chance to give their opinions on the state of the game across the country .
Players , coaches , referees and parents who participate , officiate and watch the game were invited to tell us what they think about grassroots football and Kick It Out ’ s influence at this level .
As football ’ s equality and inclusion organisation , and having been involved in the game for over 20 years , Kick It Out wants to have greater impact at grassroots level , having achieved so much at professional level .
THE CONSULTATION FOUND THAT :
- 63 % of players , parents and coaches who completed the consultation believe that leagues do not do enough when it comes to eradicating discrimination from their games . - 39 % of referees felt they did not receive enough support when submitting a report of discrimination to their local grassroots football league . - 84 % of respondents said they would be comfortable in challenging discriminatory behaviour in the grassroots game
- 50 % had witnessed discrimination at grassroots level , while 22 % have themselves been a victim
– 47 % did not feel Kick It Out had a noticeable impact on grassroots football , with 86 % of respondents suggesting this could be improved by getting more players , coaches and clubs involved in the organisation ’ s initiatives . Kick It Out has been analysing these results to improve its visibility and impact at grassroots level .
Keep an eye out for the results at kickitout . org – including a range of comments from those who took part in the consultation .
HOW DO I REPORT ? As a third-party reporting bureau you can report any type of discrimination in football to Kick It Out . The organisation will then raise the complaint with the appropriate club or body concerned .
APP : You can report via the Kick It Out app which can be used on iPhone and Android devices . Download the product from App Store or Google Play . FREEPHONE : You can report an incident of discrimination by calling 0800 169 9414 and speaking directly to a Kick it Out staff member . ONLINE : You can report an incident by filling out the online reporting form on the Kick It Out website . Alternatively you can get in touch with us via email with our Reporting Officer at anna @ kickitout . org or read more about reporting an incident at : http :// www . kickitout . org / get-involved / report-it /
GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL www . grf-football . co . uk
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GRASSROOTS CONSULTATION SHOWS THERE’S WORK TO BE DONE TO COMBAT DISCRIMINATION At the end of 2015, Kick It Out closed its grassroots consultation after offering key people involved in the sport the chance to give their opinions on the state of the game across the country. Players, coaches, referees and parents who participate, officiate and watch the game were invited to tell us what they think about grassroots football and Kick It Out’s influence at this level. As football’s equality and inclusion organisation, and having been involved in the game for over 20 years, Kick It Out wants to have greater impact at grassroots level, having achieved so much at professional level. crimination from their games. - 39% of referees felt they did not receive enough support when submitting a report of discrimination to their local grassroots football league. - 84% of respondents said they would be comfortable in challenging discriminatory behaviour in the grassroots game - 50% had witnessed discrimination at grassroots level, while 22% have themselves been a victim THE CONSULTATION FOUND THAT: – 47% did not feel Kick It Out had a noticeable impact on grassroots football, with 86% of respondents suggesting this could be improved by getting more players, coaches and clubs involved in the organisation’s initiatives. Kick It Out has been analysing these results to improve its visibility and impact at grassroots level. - 63% of players, parents and coaches who completed the consultation believe that leagues do not do enough when it comes to eradicating dis- Keep an eye out for the results at kickitout.org – including a range of comments from those who took part in the consultation. GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL www.grf-football.co.uk HOW DO I REPORT? As a third-party reporting bureau you can report any type of discrimination in football to Kick It Out. The organisation will then raise the complaint with the appropriate club or body concerned. APP: You can report via the Kick It Out app which can be used on iPhone and Android devices. Download the product from App Store or Google Play. FREEPHONE: You can report an incident of discrimination by calling 0800 169 9414 and speaking directly to a Kick it Out staff member. ONLINE: You can ɕЁ)䁙Ёѡɕѥ)ɴѡ-%Ё=Ёݕͥє)ѕɹѥٕԁЁѽՍ)ݥѠ́٥ݥѠȁIѥ)=ȁЁѽйɜȁɕ)ɔЁɕѥ)聡輽ܹѽйɜеٽٕɕем((((