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Violence against women and their children affects everybody. It impacts on the health, wellbeing and safety of a significant proportion of Australians throughout all states and territories and places an enormous burden on the nation’s economy across family and community services, health and hospitals, income-support and criminal justice systems.

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ANROWS was established by the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments of Australia to produce, disseminate and assist in applying evidence for policy and practice addressing violence against women and their children.

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Media representations of violence against women and their children: Key findings and future directions

This project aimed to establish the extent and nature of reporting of violence against women by the Australian media to inform future strategies for change.

Using both quantitative (content analysis) and qualitative (critical discourse analysis) methods, the study provided a glimpse into the complexity of reporting practices.

This paper presents key findings and implications for policy-makers, researchers and practitioners from ANROWS research project Media representations of violence against women and their children.

 

 

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ANROWS Compass (Research to policy and practice papers) are concise papers that summarise key findings of research on violence against women and their children, including research produced under ANROWS’s research program, and provide advice on the implications for policy and practice.


Authors

DR GEORGINA SUTHERLAND
Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne

MR ANGUS McCORMACK
Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne

PROFESSOR JANE PIRKIS
Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne

DR CATHY VAUGHAN
Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne

DR MICHELLE DUNNE-BREEN
Faulty of Arts and Design, University of Canberra

PROFESSOR PATRICIA EASTEAL
Faculty of Business, Government and Law, University of Canberra

DR KATE HOLLAND
Faulty of Arts and Design, University of Canberra


ISSN: 2204-9622 (print) 2204-9630 (online)

4 pp.

 

 

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