DO DISCOURSE STUDIES MATTER WITH REGARD TO PROTECT MINORS AGAINST VIOLENCE IN SPORT?
The research topic refers to issues regarding child's abuse and violence in sports. The article argues that discourse can be viewed as a tool to protect minors' against sexual violence in sports. The research materials included international and national legislation, academic papers on the mentioned challenge, mass media coverage of the cases under study, examples of practical toolkits that are designed for those who engage in child protection. Comparative analysis of various types of texts and the language they use confirmed the hypothesis and laid to the conclusion on social importance of discourse studies within the context under study. The analysis paves the way to further consideration of methodology and materials to identify and produce discoursive models that would meet the societal agenda on child's protection from violence and abuse.