Category Archives: Media & Popular Culture

Violence against women in Australia: An overview of research and approaches to primary prevention

VicHealth, April 2017 This publication presents a synopsis of the latest published research examining violence against women in Australia and its prevention. It also includes responses to violence against women and primary prevention actions. This overview focuses on: the extent … Continue reading

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Everyday Sexism: Girls’ and young women’s views on gender inequality in Australia

Plan International Australia and Our Watch October 2016 The Plan International Australia and Our Watch survey on young women’s experiences of inequality was conducted by IPSOS Australia with 600 girls and young women aged 15-19 between December 2015 and February … Continue reading

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Safe and Strong: A Victorian Gender Equality Strategy

December 2016 Victorian State Government Safe and Strong: A Victorian Gender Equality Strategy sets out to redress gender inequality, sexism and violence against women through a number of reforms and initiatives, including: Enacting a Gender Equality Act to embed strong … Continue reading

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Media representations of violence against women

Great article on What the news isn’t saying about men’s violence against women coverage tends to lack context, including: Calling it what it is: gender-based violence, violence against women, domestic violence, intimate partner violence, etc. Including information: this includes statistics, … Continue reading

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Take A Stand campaign

Herald Sun launched the Take A Stand campaign, giving significant attention to the issues of violence against women. Amongst the coverage, Chief Commissioner Ken Lay says men must ‘have a look at yourself’ with regard to their attitudes to violence … Continue reading

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Disrupting Sexism

‘The standard you walk past,’ says Chief of Army Lt Gen David Morrison, ‘is the standard you accept.’ This article from Eureka Street, ‘Disrupting Sexism‘ is a great example of weaving preventing violence against women messages from Knox City Council … Continue reading

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Victorian print media coverage of violence against women

Victorian print media coverage of violence against women Fact sheet // Summary report Victorian Health Foundation

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Media & Advocacy Project: Prevention of Violence Against Women / Prevention of Sexual Assault

Media & Advocacy Project: Prevention of Voilence Against Women / Prevention of Sexual Assault Women’s Health East

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Family Violence in the News: A media toolkit

Family Violence in the News: A media toolkit Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) P.N. Date of publication unknown

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Reporting Guidelines for Journalists

Reporting Guidelines for Journalists Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic), No To Violence Male Family Violence Prevention Association (NTV), CASA Forum, Department of Human Services, Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV), The Office of the Public Advocate, PACT Community Support, South … Continue reading

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