Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: A Training Manual

Publication Date: April 2016

Author: UNFPA

Publisher: UNFPA

This training manual enables a journalist or other trainer to conduct a two- or three-day training workshop. The  first part of the curriculum begins with training and group discussion about basic concepts and principles that will help participants develop a clear understanding of the meaning of the term ‘gender-based violence’. The programme continues with detailed information about the consequences of gender-based violence and the survivor support services needed. The trainer  will also cover the causes and contributing factors, shining a light on prevention and how best to develop effective prevention strategies. The second part of the curriculum focuses on the ethical principles of reporting on gender-based violence, including what to do and what to avoid. It also includes tips for the journalists to consider during interviews and when to report on gender-based violence related issues.

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