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The Australian Human Rights Commission report into gymnastics proves this — when sports investigate themselves, athletes suffer – ABC News

The AHRC review, and Gymnastics Australia’s commitment to its recommendations, mark the first steps on what will be a painful path to change, writes Tracey Holmes….



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Australia’s Human Rights Commissioner for Sex Discrimination, Kate Jenkins, was not mincing words at the release of the culture review into gymnastics in Australia.
The review uncovered an environment where abuse  in all its guises  occurred because of accepted coaching practices, a focus on winning at all costs, and a complicated governance structure that is not suitable for effectively safeguarding children and young people.
“My view is all sports globally, but if I focus on Australia, all sports…

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