Resources for Intimate Partner Violence, Outside Resources
An article by Frank Smyth, CPJ's senior advisor for journalist security, on the risks and rewards of covering sexual and gender based violence, as well as links to more resources for those covering sexual violence in the United States and abroad.
Uncovered is a resource developed by journalists, for journalists, to improve their understanding of the complexities of violence against women and their role in changing attitudes around the issue. The website will constructively critique mainstream media reporting on violence against women – giving journalists a better understanding of what’s right, what’s wrong and what’s missing in coverage.
Webpage from the National Network to End Domestic Violence website with links and information on domestic violence.
Description, links and contact information for the National Domestic Violence Hotline, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, Office For Victims of Crime and more.
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.