Public Awareness

Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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Media helps to shape public opinion and can be a powerful tool in a community’s ability to reduce and prevent domestic violence. As such, how the media covers domestic violence is particularly important.

This page contains tips and tools for media professionals to assist in reporting on domestic violence, as well as for domestic violence service providers to assist in working with the media.