Use the Right Words

Mainstream media holds a lot of power to direct and shape narratives about
gender-based and sexual violence, but few resources exist on how to communicate those stories empathetically and equitably.

Use the Right Words Toolkits


We have updated and expanded the 2015 landmark guide, Use the Right Words: Media Reporting on Sexual Violence in Canada into a suite of resources for journalists and media professionals to report on sexual and gender-based violence in a trauma-informed way that prevents additional harm.