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Sport and the media

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Sports media has an important role to play in changing the attitudes that drive violence against women.

People in sports media can create change by supporting gender equality, and challenging gender stereotypes and disrespect towards women, in the workplace and in the coverage of sport.

Women sports journalists experience high rates of online abuse as a result of their work. Action from colleagues is an important part of building workplaces that are safe. This media moderation guide from GenVic will support you to take action against online abuse.

Tips for sports journalists

Sports media can reinforce the attitudes and beliefs that drive violence against women, or it can challenge these attitudes and beliefs.

Read our 10 tips for sports journalists.

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