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Good reporting can change the culture and attitudes that drive violence against women

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Reporting on violence against women

  • Best practice reporting reinforces the message that we do not tolerate violence in our community

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Accurate, safe and respectful reporting on violence against women is the first step.

The media can also help stop violence before it starts by challenging gender inequality and stereotypes.