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#Domestic Abuse

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Column: Behind the veil – a new era has begun for family courts
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Behind the veil – a new era has begun for family courts

Jan 15th 2014, 1:00 PM 314 Views 53 Comments

The easing of the in camera rule in Irish family courts will see many social issues come to light – many of which may have been hidden behind from the public for generations, writes Katherine Irwin.

# domestic-abuse - Friday 3 January, 2014

US police help woman who took selfie of domestic abuse
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

US police help woman who took selfie of domestic abuse

Jan 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 34,140 Views 33 Comments

The woman in Kentucky posted a picture of her beaten up face after her husband allegedly attacked her.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Abused husband was 'knocked out' and had knife 'lunged' at him
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Abused husband was 'knocked out' and had knife 'lunged' at him

Dec 25th 2013, 5:00 PM 30,494 Views 286 Comments

One man told TheJournal.ie of years of abuse and of how he will be forced to spend this Christmas away from his youngest daughter.

# domestic-abuse - Monday 9 December, 2013

Column: Domestic abuse in same-sex relationships isn't talked about – but it's real
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Domestic abuse in same-sex relationships isn't talked about – but it's real

Dec 9th 2013, 7:30 PM 558 Views 68 Comments

When my girlfriend became abusive I didn’t know what to do. I felt scared and alone – but I also felt that I had to be a representative for other gay people, and that admitting to what was happening would let others down.

# domestic-abuse - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Poll: Should a domestic violence clause be added to immigration law?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should a domestic violence clause be added to immigration law?

Aug 25th 2013, 10:18 AM 10,175 Views 117 Comments

The Immigrant Council of Ireland has said our laws are keeping people trapped in violence relationships. Should domestic violence be formally recognised in the legislation?

# domestic-abuse - Friday 9 August, 2013

Domestic violence victims ‘trapped’ by immigration laws
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Domestic violence victims ‘trapped’ by immigration laws

Aug 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,113 Views 70 Comments

Victims are often afraid to report abuse because they fear it will impact on their immigration status.

# domestic-abuse - Saturday 29 June, 2013

New committee report will ‘lift the lid’ on domestic abuse
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

New committee report will ‘lift the lid’ on domestic abuse

Jun 29th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,260 Views 17 Comments

Vice Chairperson of the committee, Anne Ferris, has urged victims to get in touch to share their experiences and tell them how the system can be improved.

# domestic-abuse - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Column: No behaviour that degrades women can be dismissed as ‘just a domestic’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: No behaviour that degrades women can be dismissed as ‘just a domestic’

Jun 22nd 2013, 7:00 PM 160 Views 118 Comments

Putting the abuser back in the picture is what we should strive towards, says Margaret Martin, who says society focuses attention and responsibility on the victims of domestic violence rather than the perpetrators.

Cuts to domestic violence services are "hacking away at life-lines"
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Cuts to domestic violence services are "hacking away at life-lines"

Jun 22nd 2013, 8:15 AM 2,970 Views 13 Comments

Demand for refuge spaces in Dublin is four times what one domestic abuse service can provide.

# domestic-abuse - Thursday 20 June, 2013

22 pregnant women looked for safety from violence - on one day
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

22 pregnant women looked for safety from violence - on one day

Jun 20th 2013, 10:00 PM 8,851 Views 22 Comments

21 women were turned away from domestic abuse refuges last year as there wasn’t enough space.

# domestic-abuse - Friday 14 June, 2013

Over 3,000 domestic abuse victims helped by support commission last year
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Over 3,000 domestic abuse victims helped by support commission last year

Jun 14th 2013, 5:25 PM 2,948 Views 6 Comments

The Commission for the Support of Victims of Crime helped more than 15,000 people last year.

# domestic-abuse - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Raped, beaten, stalked: One woman’s struggle with ongoing domestic abuse
# Read Me
# Read Me

Raped, beaten, stalked: One woman’s struggle with ongoing domestic abuse

Apr 14th 2013, 12:00 PM 298 Views 49 Comments

Despite barring orders, woman says she has been tortured by her ex-partner for almost a decade.

# domestic-abuse - Saturday 2 March, 2013

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Irish Presidency secures EU agreement on domestic violence protection order
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Irish Presidency secures EU agreement on domestic violence protection order

Feb 20th 2013, 7:56 AM 2,684 Views 9 Comments

The agreement will ensure that a civil protection order, such as a barring order for domestic violence, can still be enforced if the victim travels or moves country.

# domestic-abuse - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Increased demand for marriage counselling as financial difficulties rise
# Marriage
# Marriage

Increased demand for marriage counselling as financial difficulties rise

Feb 12th 2013, 12:49 PM 4,858 Views 19 Comments

Levels of stress and anxiety remained high among couples using ACCORD’s counselling service last year.

# domestic-abuse - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Charity warns male victims of domestic abuse are vulnerable at Christmas
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Charity warns male victims of domestic abuse are vulnerable at Christmas

Dec 25th 2012, 8:15 AM 4,313 Views 19 Comments

Amen has said fathers who have separated from their abusers are often denied access to their children over the holidays.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Women's Aid warns Christmas stress can trigger domestic abuse
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Women's Aid warns Christmas stress can trigger domestic abuse

Dec 19th 2012, 3:09 PM 4,033 Views 17 Comments

The organisation said there is in increase during the holidays in direct abuse against children.

# domestic-abuse - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Feature: Hell hath no fury like a man scorned
# Violence
# Violence

Feature: Hell hath no fury like a man scorned

Dec 15th 2012, 8:30 AM 16,418 Views 12 Comments

Journalist Colm Ó Broin investigates the statistics of murder of Irish women by those closest to them – and the patterns of abuse that can lead to such tragedy.

# domestic-abuse - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Women's Aid calls for review of laws around domestic abuse
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Women's Aid calls for review of laws around domestic abuse

Nov 22nd 2012, 10:44 AM 2,954 Views 19 Comments

The group is calling for a 24/7 on call system for emergency barring orders and for protection from cuts in the upcoming budget.

# domestic-abuse - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Domestic violence group encourage victims to come forward after judge's comments
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Domestic violence group encourage victims to come forward after judge's comments

Jul 19th 2012, 5:05 PM 5,860 Views 19 Comments

Women’s Aid underlines the importance of victims being able to seek help, after a judge vents his frustration at victims withdrawing their sworn testimony.

# domestic-abuse - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Man charged with keeping wife captive for ten years
# Shackled
# Shackled

Man charged with keeping wife captive for ten years

Jul 12th 2012, 3:39 PM 16,889 Views 26 Comments

The woman had burns on her body from irons and frying pans and scars on her wrists and ankles from being frequently shackled.

# domestic-abuse - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Column: Abused men often don’t tell anyone. Here’s why.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Abused men often don’t tell anyone. Here’s why.

Feb 26th 2012, 6:00 PM 1,053 Views 74 Comments

Men can be victims of domestic violence too – but society seems to want this problem to just go away, writes Niamh Farrell.

# domestic-abuse - Friday 17 February, 2012

Column: Verbal abuse in the home can be as damaging as fists
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Verbal abuse in the home can be as damaging as fists

Feb 17th 2012, 7:30 AM 8,552 Views 124 Comments

Psychological torture can be as destructive as violence – and it’s much easier to conceal, writes Paula McGovern.

# domestic-abuse - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Nine out of ten sexual assault survivors know their attacker: report
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

Nine out of ten sexual assault survivors know their attacker: report

Nov 20th 2011, 2:46 PM 2,349 Views 5 Comments

The Rape Crisis Network says that just 6 per cent of all sexual abuse and rape cases last year were perpetrated by a stranger.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Domestic violence services at 'tipping point'
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Domestic violence services at 'tipping point'

Sep 28th 2011, 8:37 AM 455 Views 7 Comments

The number of domestic abuse cases against women rose last year, but Safe Ireland says that over a third more women were unable to access emergency accommodation.

# domestic-abuse - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Column: ‘Sometimes he is all right. Sometimes he is nice to me’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘Sometimes he is all right. Sometimes he is nice to me’

Sep 1st 2011, 7:50 AM 239 Views 15 Comments

The true story of a victim of domestic violence, by Ian Poulton.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Technology increasingly used by abusive partners to monitor women
# Stalking
# Stalking

Technology increasingly used by abusive partners to monitor women

Jun 15th 2011, 12:56 PM 682 Views 1 Comment

Young women are increasingly being monitored by controlling and abusive partners through text messages or social networking sites like Facebook, according to a leading women’s charity.

# domestic-abuse - Friday 26 November, 2010

Protection demanded for women abused by men living elsewhere
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Protection demanded for women abused by men living elsewhere

Nov 26th 2010, 12:48 PM 339 Views 0 Comments

Women’s Aid asks for legal protection for women who date, but don’t live with, abusive men as part of global ceremonies.

# domestic-abuse - Wednesday 18 August, 2010

Man sends Facebook friend request to wife, gets arrested
# Not Networking
From The Daily Edge
# Not Networking

Man sends Facebook friend request to wife, gets arrested

Aug 18th 2010, 3:20 PM 178 Views 0 Comments

Ask to be a Friend isn’t, apparently, all that friendly.