Additional guidance | Reporting on Domestic Violence Deaths (Level Up)

Dignity for dead women: Media Guidelines for reporting domestic violence deaths

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Every week in the UK, two women are murdered by a partner or ex-partner.

Some of these deaths attract media attention, but due to a lack of guidance, domestic homicides are too often reported in a way that compromises the dignity of the deceased woman and her living family.

In consultation with a coalition of domestic violence experts and victims’ families, Level Up have produced media guidelines to help journalists report on domestic violence deaths in a dignified way.

>> Read the guidelines here 

 

 

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