Safeguarding is a term used to denote measures taken to protect the health, well-being and human rights of individuals, which allow people, especially children and vulnerable adults, to live free from harassment, abuse and exploitation.

Canoeing South Africa are committed to following a world wide trend to protect the interests of athletes and vulnerable persons within the sports environment. CSA have teamed up with The Guardian to achieve

  1. Protecting the Integrity of Sport
  2. Safeguarding all Athletes in Sport
  3. Safeguarding the Mental Health of Athletes
  4. Ensuring all Athletes, Coaches and Management have a voice.

For more information please visit https://www.theguardian.co.za/sport/