Resources for Media Covering Domestic & Sexual Violence

The South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA) is committed to advancing a society in which domestic violence and sexual assault are not tolerated.

As a member of South Carolina’s media, you can help as you report on these crimes in our state.

The Basics: What Every Reporter Needs to Know about IPV

These press kits provide domestic violence and sexual assault resources, facts, and tips on interviewing survivors of these crimes. Unfortunately, many myths about these crimes are still prevalent in our culture and society and those myths may stand in the way of victims and perpetrators of this crime from getting the help they need.

By educating yourself on the dynamics and facts about domestic violence and sexual assault in South Carolina and the nation, you can help inform and educate the public about these crimes and help advance a society that will not tolerate abuse of any kind.

SCCADVASA 2023 Media Resource Sheet

NNEDV Media Guide: Reporting on Domestic Violence

NSVRC Tips for Journalists: Reporting on Sexual Assault