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Why is it important to write in plain language in the gender-based violence movement?

General Material
NRCDV Publications
Published Date
December, 2021

Writing in plain language is a tool to advance racial equity. It is an important step in dismantling white supremacy practices and anti-Blackness. When we move away from plain language and towards complicated wording and discipline-specific language, we prioritize people who already work in our field, and for whom English as a first language. The December 2021 Technical Assistance Question of the Month (TAQ) explores how we can center language access and justice through plain language.

See more TAQs on the VAWnet News Blog.