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Media Matters: Violence Against Women

Synopsis:There has been a big increase in news reporting about domestic violence: what was once seen as a private matter is now recognised as a pervasive social problem. The United Nations has urged member states to work with media on primary prevention through influencing community attitudes. This is reflected in action plans at both Australian federal government level, and in Victoria. What role does the media have in creating change?

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