A range of research reports and accounts of women in public life, discussing online gender-based violence with a specific focus on Twitter.
2019 article by Susan Watson that includes research findings on gender-based abuse faced by women MPs in the UK.
2018 report from Trollbusters and the International Women's Media Foundation, including key data on violence against women reporters in the United States.
2017 research article - by Jenny Morgan and Margaret Simons - reporting on recent research on some of the factors that may have led to changes in the way journalists report Violence Against Women (VAW) in Australia.
A practical guide for violence against women sector workers on engaging effectively with the media, produced by Domestic Violence Victoria.
Range of resources and information relating to the European Commission's campaign to end violence against women.
2020 report from the UK's LGBT+ anti-violence charity on the levels of online abuse faced by LGBT+ people.
2017 resource pack produced by the European Women's Lobby, focusing on ending online violence against women and girls in Europe.
2019 TEDtalk from founder of Glitch, Seyi Akiwowo, discussing the need to save online spaces from abuse, hate and fear.
Media guidelines produced by Gender Equal Media Scotland and Rape Crisis outlining best practise for journalists reporting on sexual assault trials.
Short research report by Clare McGlynn and Erika Rackley, arguing that 'Revenge Porn' is a misnomer and making the case for the term 'image-based sexual abuse'.
An extensive directory of international rape crisis hotlines.
Handbook from the Swedish NGO including research, guidelines and actions towards sensitive journalism. Published in 2015.
Media guidelines from the UK-based campaign for reporting on domestic homicide.
Three-part blog series by Karen Boyle that looks at the representation of perpetrators and victim/survivors of sexual assaults in recent TV and film.
Podcast featuring Alys Mumford, Dani Garavelli, Karen Boyle and Brenna Jessie discussing the role news media has to play in the responsible reporting of sexual assault trials.
Speak out Survivors campaign website, aiming to improve access to justice for victims and survivors of sexual offences in Scotland.
Blog post by Karen Boyle and the Rosey Project Community, discussing new research on the effects of poor report reporting on sexual assault.
Ongoing project from YWCA Scotland providing free training and workshops on tech and online abuse.
Website and campaign that highlights Pornhub's complicity in sex trafficking.
2019 factsheet providing statistics, information and actions on Violence against Women and Girls and including addition of the Male Position.
2014 report from the United Nations discussing the normative framework with an international focus.
2020 UN report on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in relation to violence against women and girls.
A range of international resources, data and news on gender-based violence from the United Nations Population Fund.
Data and statistics that aim to sustainably strengthen regional and national capacities to measure the prevalence of violence against women in Asia and the Pacific.
2013 TEDtalk from Jackson Katz, discussing the ways in which VAW is a pressing issue that men must address.
The website for the UK organisation set up in response to the increase in “rough sex” defences to violence against women.
2019 research article by Karen Boyle, theorising the inter-relationships of gender and violence.
2012 TEDtalk from Anita Sarkeesian, focusing on gender-based violence online.
2017 blog post from Engender, which explains that those arguing for ‘two sides’ to every story of sexual harassment are victim blaming.
US-based project from the Women's Media Centre, dedicated to raising awareness of online harassment.
Training resources from the Scottish feminist voluntary organisation, raising awareness of men's violence against women.
Information and resources relating to violence against women from the World Health Organization.
A range of articles and resources from YWCA Scotland covering violence against women.
Media guidelines for journalists on reporting on violence against women from ZT Scotland.
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