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How to report on violence against women and their children Our Watch

Contributor(s): Our Watch.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Melbourne, Vic : Our Watch, 2019Edition: Victorian edition.Description: electronic document (20 pages) ; PDF file.Subject(s): CHILD ABUSE | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | FAMILY VIOLENCE | GUIDELINES | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | MEDIA | SEXUAL VIOLENCE | VEOLENCEAGAINST WOMEN | AUSTRALIA | VICTORIAOnline resources: Click here to access online Summary: Our Watch has developed Victorian media reporting guidelines that provide tips and information media can use to ensure their reporting is part of the solution to violence against women and their children. The guidelines also aim to provide journalists with a deeper understanding of the complexities of violence perpetrated against women who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander; and against women who experience more than one form of discrimination. They include guidance on reporting on acts of violence against older women, migrant and refugee women, women who identify as LGBTIQ+, and those living with a disability. This publication was developed in close consultation with senior leaders in the Victorian media and from Aboriginal communities, as well as those representing elderly women, women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, lesbian and bisexual women and women living with a disability. (From the website). A two-page summary is also available. Our Watch will make the guidelines available in Arabic, Cantonese, Dari, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Malay, Mandarin, Pashto, Punjabi, Sinhalese, Spanish, and Vietnamese shortly. Record #6213
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Our Watch has developed Victorian media reporting guidelines that provide tips and information media can use to ensure their reporting is part of the solution to violence against women and their children.

The guidelines also aim to provide journalists with a deeper understanding of the complexities of violence perpetrated against women who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander; and against women who experience more than one form of discrimination.

They include guidance on reporting on acts of violence against older women, migrant and refugee women, women who identify as LGBTIQ+, and those living with a disability.

This publication was developed in close consultation with senior leaders in the Victorian media and from Aboriginal communities, as well as those representing elderly women, women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, lesbian and bisexual women and women living with a disability. (From the website). A two-page summary is also available.

Our Watch will make the guidelines available in Arabic, Cantonese, Dari, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Malay, Mandarin, Pashto, Punjabi, Sinhalese, Spanish, and Vietnamese shortly. Record #6213

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