Violence in femaless handball Commission handles work

The representative of the impacted professional athletes is Angela Margaret. Because 2020, it has been part of the independent council of the Federal government’s Sexual Child Abuse (UBS KM). Margaret discovered sexual violence himself and, after consultation with the people concerned and the contact point versus violence of professional athletes, consented to operate in the processing commission.


At the end of October, the DHB Presidium currently had the sociologist Prof. Dr. Carmen Borggrefe, the criminologist Prof. Dr. Christian Pfeiffer and Benny Barth for psychological aspects. As a professional consultant, Make Schröder is now strengthening the Commission. The graduate sports researcher is an expert in the field of prevention of sexual violence.

intermediate communication not planned

In Frankfurt, the Commission defined the work order, the methodology and duties in addition to the prepared procedure on Wednesday. The time of publication of the results is open-an intermediate communication is not planned.

Background of the procedure: The DHB took the allegations versus handball coach André drove as an opportunity to have actually the events processed by an independent commission. In addition, the DHB hopes from the Commission to find out which surrounding fields are vulnerable to violence and how structures can be more developed in the sense of the best possible prevention and an early caution system.

In the course of this, the DHB explained that the independent contact point versus violence is still readily available for those affected. The start-up against violence is on the phone at 0800 90 444 at the following workplace hours: Monday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Thursday, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and in writing at [email protected]