Horizons Research Report: Media representations of violence against women and their children, Final report

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited (ANROWS),

June 2016

This report outlines findings from a study which aimed to establish a baseline picture of the extent and nature of reporting of violence against women by the Australian media to inform future strategies for change.

The media has been identified in numerous Australian state and national policy documents as a priority area for action on preventing violence against women. The media feature as a priority area in primary prevention because of its potential influence on public understanding of violence against women and power to shape public discourse.

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