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Eleven ways to boost your work with news media: A practical guide for violence against women sector workers

This guide is aimed at practitioners working in the area of violence-against-women response, early intervention and prevention services and programs who want to work more effectively with media to communicate key messages about PVAW. This guide provides practitioners with tools and ‘food for thought’ to support their work with media. It includes discussion and tips on working with media on PVAW, as well as suggested critical PVAW ‘themes’, messaging content and key statistics that can assist communications with the media and encourage the inclusion of prevention messages in news stories. It includes 11 chapters on particular focus areas for media work, such as handling media interviews and responding to request for interviews with survivors. It also includes five further supplementary guides, to help with developing key messaging and gathering further information.

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