Resources for Intimate Partner Violence
More than one in three women worldwide say they have experienced physical violence in their lifetime, according to a staggering new report presented to the United Nations General Assembly last week. The report also finds that one in 10 girls under the age of 18 was forced to have sex.
The Chicago Taskforce on Violence Against Girls and Young Women saw a need to create a Media Toolkit that addresses common issues stemming from how media currently structures news around rape and sexual violence, and how journalists can better report on these issues.
As Congress debates reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, a new DOJ report shows a dramatic drop in IPV incidence. But are the numbers accurate?
The Dart Center presents videos, tipsheets and other resources from a two-day workshop in New York City to help journalists cover abuse within intimate relationships. Made possible by generous funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
This tipsheet, building on the 2011 Dart Center workshop "Out of the Shadows: Reporting on Intimate Partner Violence," advises reporters on writing more accurate and effective stories.
In this tipsheet from the 2011 Dart Center workshop "Out of the Shadows: Reporting on Intimate Partner Violence," Miles Moffeit and Kristen Lombardi give advice on how to interview.
This tipsheet, building on the 2011 Dart Center workshop "Out of the Shadows: Reporting on Intimate Partner Violence," reviews essential background for reporting on IPV.