This year, the new U.S. Center for Safe Sport will be opening its doors. The center is dedicated to investigating and adjudicating complaints of sexual misconduct by individual members of Olympic national governing bodies. It is part of a growing focus by sports organizations on the threat of sexual misconduct, particularly as directed toward children. The problem for many organizations that work with youths is the unfortunate reality that minors are targets for sexual predators. But it is a much worse problem if organizations are unaware that they are targets, or do not have policies and procedures in place to combat the issue.
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