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Spotlight on the Scottish Media: Why language matters

9 newspapers, 5 days, 75 stories, 13 used inaccurate language to frame VAW


This June, Zero Tolerance Project Support Intern Nikki Chung is blogging about the results of her media monitoring study. She’s been scanning Scottish newspapers for stories about violence against women to get an idea about the state of media reporting in Scotland.

Gender Recognition Act Announcement

We support the ongoing process of reforming the Gender Recognition Act.

Zero Tolerance supports reforming the GRA to make it simpler for trans people to legally identify as their gender. If the reforms are passed, Scotland will be taking steps to challenge the harmful notions of gender binary which perpetuate inequality and violence against all women and non-binary people.

Spotlight on the Scottish Media: Whose voices are heard?

9 newspapers, 5 days, 0 women of colour, 10 articles challenges sympathy for the perpetrator

This June, Zero Tolerance Project Support Intern Nikki Chung is blogging about the results of her media monitoring study. She’s been scanning Scottish newspapers for stories about violence against women to get an idea about the state of media reporting in Scotland.

Spotlight on the Scottish Media: Non-physical abuse

9 newspapers, 5 days, 64 stories of physical violence, 11 stories of non-physical violence

This June, Zero Tolerance Project Support Intern Nikki Chung is blogging about the results of her media monitoring study. She’s been scanning Scottish newspapers for stories about violence against women to get an idea about the state of media reporting in Scotland.

Spotlight on the Scottish Media: What's the Story?

This June, Zero Tolerance Project Support Intern Nikki Chung is blogging about the results of her media monitoring study. She’s been scanning Scottish newspapers for stories about violence against women to get an idea about the state of media reporting in Scotland.

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