The French Football Federation announced on Wednesday the commissioning of its “alert and reporting platform” to combat “all forms of violence and discrimination”.
Things promised, things due. After mentioning it during its societal commitment plan on October 19the French Football Federation (FFF) announced this Wednesday the commissioning of its “new alert and reporting platform“. “This interface is intended for all football audiences, victims or witnesses of serious and reprehensible acts, particularly in matters of and gender-based violence, phobia, racism and all forms of violence and discrimination.», Specifies the FFF in a press release.
The platform is accessible at jalert.fff.fr. A tab, visible on the home page of the FFF website, provides access. The federation mentions a tool allowing “collect and then process an alert, simply and quickly, securely and confidentially, using an online form“. It is accessible to anyone, licensed or not, club employee, volunteer or even a simple spectator.
“Promote the freedom of speech”
This platform aims to “promote the freedom of speech and facilitate the support and protection of the victim or witness», Explains the FFF. “Alerts concerning the most serious facts will be processed urgently (72 hours maximum)», It is specified. The Federation also recalls the existence of a “listening and support service in partnership with France Victimes», reachable on 01 73 03 84 42.
The partnership with France Victimes was established in October 2022. Before that, a toll-free number for victims of violence had already been set up. But the president of the FFF, Philippe Diallo, who was not in office at the time, recently recognized a “dysfunction» between April and October 2022with a number ringing in the void.