Public Relations

From the Sexual Violence Prevention Resource Hub

Topics: Student Affairs, Student Health and Wellness, Sexual Health and Conduct

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This section of EAB's Resource Hub for Sexual Violence Prevention and Response contains strategies for working with local and national media so that issues of on-campus sexual violence are accurately contextualized and reported.

External Resources

Center for Disease Control (2011). National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Communications Toolkit

Learn how to effectively communicate sexual violence data with priority audiences. This toolkit gives practical guidance for strategic and sustained communications about sexual violence to promote greater public awareness of the issue and to inform preventions strategies. While the toolkit focuses on sharing results from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, the guidance provided can easily be applied to communicating climate survey results.

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Chicago Taskforce on Violence Against Girls & Young Women (n.d.) Rape and Sexual Violence: A Media Toolkit for Local and National Journalists to Better Media Coverage

When the media reports on sexual violence, accurate context and statistics about the issue is often lacking. This media toolkit is a resource for local and national journalists to help them better report on rape and sexual violence. The toolkit provides concrete facts, suggestions for issues to cover regarding sexual violence, and recommendations for how to end violence.

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