The Our Watch Fellowship is a prestigious leadership program providing 14 outstanding journalists withthe opportunity to refine their knowledge of gender inequality and good practice reporting on violence against women.
Through a series of retreats, Fellows:
Deepen their knowledge of violence against women and their children in Australia and the role of response, secondary and primary prevention in addressing the issue
Understand the role of primary prevention, and the role media plays in shaping community attitudes on this issue and helping stop violence before it starts
Engage in conversations with peers, veteran and award-winning journalists and violence against women experts on the challenges and opportunities for advancing journalism on this topic
Develop skills in understanding and reporting on the complexities of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, women with disabilities, migrant and refugee women and other women who experience multiple forms of discrimination and marginalisation