Speaking publicly about preventing men's violence against women: Curly questions and language considerations
This is a practical resource designed to build the capacity of PVT group partners to speak publicly about preventing men’s violence against women and respond to curly questions in a thoughtful and evidence based way. The guide is organised into three main sections: 1. Language matters - a dissection of different terminology within conversations on PVAW, the pros and cons of different words, and other word choices that can be made; 2. The importance of process when addressing questions and comments on PVAW and a suggested 4 step process; 3. A list of common tricky questions often asked on PVAW and some suggested statements and evidence to respond to them.
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