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#Domestic Violence

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

New domestic violence ad campaign tells victims support is 'still here' despite the pandemic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

New domestic violence ad campaign tells victims support is 'still here' despite the pandemic

Apr 15th 2020, 7:33 AM 16,629 Views 6 Comments

The adverts depict the reality for victims of domestic abuse when their home is no longer a safe place.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 12 April, 2020

'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee

Apr 12th 2020, 9:00 PM 23,447 Views 15 Comments

Syrian refugees in Lebanon have shared their experiences with TheJournal.ie.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 11 April, 2020

'They saved my life': Domestic abuse survivor urges neighbours to call gardaí if they hear violence
# Jessica Bowes
# Jessica Bowes

'They saved my life': Domestic abuse survivor urges neighbours to call gardaí if they hear violence

Apr 11th 2020, 11:10 AM 90,093 Views 54 Comments

Jessica Bowes said many victims are “treading on eggshells” during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# domestic-violence - Friday 10 April, 2020

'The silence right now is ominous': Concern for women and children trapped with abusers during Covid-19 shutdown
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'The silence right now is ominous': Concern for women and children trapped with abusers during Covid-19 shutdown

Apr 10th 2020, 4:03 PM 24,157 Views 77 Comments

Sharon O’Halloran, Co-CEO of Safe Ireland, says the lack of contact from abused women and children during Covid-19 is a real cause for concern.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Gardaí implement Operation Faoisimh to protect against domestic abuse during Covid-19 crisis
# Reassurances
# Reassurances

Gardaí implement Operation Faoisimh to protect against domestic abuse during Covid-19 crisis

Apr 1st 2020, 8:51 AM 31,841 Views 48 Comments

Women’s Aid has reported a ‘heightened state of alert’ due to the current health emergency.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 19 March, 2020

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis

Mar 19th 2020, 8:32 AM 68,642 Views 36 Comments

The Women’s Aid 24-hour national freephone helpline is available on 1800 341 900.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 18 January, 2020

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them
# Shelter
# Shelter

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them

Jan 18th 2020, 11:00 AM 25,333 Views 35 Comments

Cope Galway said one women last year had to choose between staying in an abusive household with her sons or living in the refuge without them.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Flanagan says law to allow gardaí disclose a partner's abusive history 'not considered necessary'
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Flanagan says law to allow gardaí disclose a partner's abusive history 'not considered necessary'

Jan 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 12,245 Views 37 Comments

Under UK law, a member of the public can ask police to tell them if their partner may pose a risk to them.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Increase in number of younger men joining programmes set up to help change abusive behaviour
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Increase in number of younger men joining programmes set up to help change abusive behaviour

Jan 5th 2020, 7:00 AM 16,867 Views 32 Comments

The Mend programme is 32 weeks long and mainly involves group sessions with other men.

# domestic-violence - Friday 13 December, 2019

Love Island presenter Caroline Flack arrested and charged with assault
# Caroline Flack
# Caroline Flack

Love Island presenter Caroline Flack arrested and charged with assault

Dec 13th 2019, 1:40 PM 81,775 Views 0 Comments

She is due in court on 23 December, police said.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

'Archaic conditions are leading to violence': Call for new Family Law Court to be urgently developed
# Courting Disaster
# Courting Disaster

'Archaic conditions are leading to violence': Call for new Family Law Court to be urgently developed

Dec 10th 2019, 7:51 AM 11,337 Views 2 Comments

Eleven organisations are calling for a dedicated Family Law Court to be developed in Dublin.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'He did not do one day': Six in 10 domestic violence offenders get suspended sentence
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

'He did not do one day': Six in 10 domestic violence offenders get suspended sentence

Sep 26th 2019, 8:15 AM 16,657 Views 33 Comments

The vast majority of victims are women and over half are abused in their own home.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 20 July, 2019

'The right decision' - Reece goes from cancelled Connacht deal to the All Blacks
# Debut
From The42
# Debut

'The right decision' - Reece goes from cancelled Connacht deal to the All Blacks

Jul 20th 2019, 9:00 AM 15,822 Views 25 Comments

IRFU CEO Philip Browne believes the union and Connacht made the right call.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Donegal domestic violence centre calls for increased funding to stave off closure
# Protest
# Protest

Donegal domestic violence centre calls for increased funding to stave off closure

Jun 26th 2019, 3:32 PM 7,626 Views 12 Comments

Lifeline Inishowen protested outside the Dáil today.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Family members of victims to be consulted on how Ireland can introduce domestic homicide reviews
# Clodagh Hawe
# Clodagh Hawe

Family members of victims to be consulted on how Ireland can introduce domestic homicide reviews

May 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 8,663 Views 0 Comments

Pressure has been mounting to introduce the reviews after the murder of Clodagh Hawe and her three children.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Thousands of cases of women being beaten, choked, threatened with weapons and smothered in 2018
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

Thousands of cases of women being beaten, choked, threatened with weapons and smothered in 2018

Apr 10th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,656 Views 32 Comments

The charity is calling for greater protections within the law system for children in particular.

# domestic-violence - Friday 5 April, 2019

Domestic abuse service helped 76 women and 100 children in 24 hours
# Aoibhneas
# Aoibhneas

Domestic abuse service helped 76 women and 100 children in 24 hours

Apr 5th 2019, 9:20 AM 7,684 Views 6 Comments

Every year Aoibhneas has to turn away 400 families seeking refuge.

# domestic-violence - Friday 8 March, 2019

Taoiseach says there is an 'epidemic' of violence against women
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

Taoiseach says there is an 'epidemic' of violence against women

Updated Mar 8th 2019, 1:00 PM 26,674 Views 80 Comments

The government today ratified the Istanbul Convention which obliges it to protect women from all forms of violence.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Abuse survivor says legal profession should 'bring their morals as well as law books into courtrooms'
# Rape Myths
# Rape Myths

Abuse survivor says legal profession should 'bring their morals as well as law books into courtrooms'

Feb 17th 2019, 9:00 PM 18,870 Views 18 Comments

Leona O’Callaghan said the government and judiciary needs to stop pointing at each other and step up to make changes.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 14 February, 2019

How young women can recognise dating abuse and get help if they need it
# Too Into You
# Too Into You

How young women can recognise dating abuse and get help if they need it

Feb 14th 2019, 6:20 AM 24,042 Views 60 Comments

Most women who experience severe abuse in intimate relationships first do so when they are under 25.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 31 January, 2019

'Protecting victims of sexual violence a priority': Strategy tackling domestic and sexual violence under review
# Gender-based Violence
# Gender-based Violence

'Protecting victims of sexual violence a priority': Strategy tackling domestic and sexual violence under review

Jan 31st 2019, 6:20 AM 5,340 Views 7 Comments

In 2018, seven women died in violent circumstances.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Psychological intervention proves 'life-changing' for women experiencing domestic abuse
# Support
# Support

Psychological intervention proves 'life-changing' for women experiencing domestic abuse

Jan 2nd 2019, 6:00 PM 9,685 Views 18 Comments

They are three times more likely to suffer from depression than women in the general population.

Coercive control and psychological abuse now an offence under new law
# Domestic Violence Act
# Domestic Violence Act

Coercive control and psychological abuse now an offence under new law

Jan 2nd 2019, 7:34 AM 32,048 Views 54 Comments

Marriage for people who are under 18 has also been repealed under the new legislation.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs

Jan 1st 2019, 3:59 PM 24,780 Views 52 Comments

Figures on roads policing detections were released today by gardaí.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Woman who took domestic abuse survivors into her home receives volunteering award
# Clare
# Clare

Woman who took domestic abuse survivors into her home receives volunteering award

Dec 8th 2018, 7:15 AM 15,029 Views 6 Comments

Mary Fitzgerald founded Clare Haven Services.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Man rammed girlfriend's face off door and kicked her in head with steel-toe shoe
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man rammed girlfriend's face off door and kicked her in head with steel-toe shoe

Nov 27th 2018, 9:28 PM 39,947 Views 36 Comments

Joseph Fraser attacked his girlfriend after she hid his car keys so he wouldn’t drink-drive, a court heard.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Domestic abuse against men: 'He'd been kicked in the balls: he was black and blue to his knees'
# Courts
# Courts

Domestic abuse against men: 'He'd been kicked in the balls: he was black and blue to his knees'

Nov 24th 2018, 9:00 AM 46,540 Views 87 Comments

There’s some confusion around where LGBT people in domestic abuse situations can turn to for help – here’s some clarification.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

'I was ashamed and I worried I wouldn’t be believed about domestic violence - so I stayed longer than I should have'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I was ashamed and I worried I wouldn’t be believed about domestic violence - so I stayed longer than I should have'

Nov 21st 2018, 7:00 PM 24,155 Views 17 Comments

Priscilla Grainger writes about her experience of domestic violence and why she set up a support group for people who have been affected by it.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Stormy Daniels' lawyer arrested in LA over domestic violence allegations
# Michael Avenatti
# Michael Avenatti

Stormy Daniels' lawyer arrested in LA over domestic violence allegations

Nov 15th 2018, 7:10 AM 10,289 Views 0 Comments

Michael Avenatti denied any wrongdoing.

# domestic-violence - Monday 17 September, 2018

'Not all abuse is violent': What to do if you think someone may be abusing their partner
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'Not all abuse is violent': What to do if you think someone may be abusing their partner

Sep 17th 2018, 8:30 PM 22,917 Views 37 Comments

An expert shares how he helps perpetrators to change.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 26 July, 2018

New Zealand to grant paid leave for domestic violence victims
# World First
# World First

New Zealand to grant paid leave for domestic violence victims

Jul 26th 2018, 7:19 AM 8,277 Views 25 Comments

New Zealand has a track record of being progressive on women’s issues – in 1893 it became the first country to give women the right to vote.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Man 'threatened to make personal photos of ex public after beating her up'
# Plaza Hotel
# Plaza Hotel

Man 'threatened to make personal photos of ex public after beating her up'

Jun 7th 2018, 9:45 PM 30,920 Views 0 Comments

A judge told Christopher Lenihan he is undoubtedly facing a prison sentence.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Justice Minister: 'I have seen many women shake with fear of not being believed by a Garda or a court'
# New Laws
# New Laws

Justice Minister: 'I have seen many women shake with fear of not being believed by a Garda or a court'

May 13th 2018, 8:15 PM 47,427 Views 48 Comments

Charlie Flanagan writes about why he believes the Domestic Violence Act is one of the most important pieces of legislation to come before the Oireachtas.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'Groundbreaking' domestic violence law covers psychological abuse and the views of children
# Coercive Control
# Coercive Control

'Groundbreaking' domestic violence law covers psychological abuse and the views of children

May 3rd 2018, 8:31 AM 30,524 Views 48 Comments

The legislation gives extra support to survivors.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

'A game of snakes and ladders': 28% of calls to Women's Aid were about abuse by ex-partners
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

'A game of snakes and ladders': 28% of calls to Women's Aid were about abuse by ex-partners

Apr 17th 2018, 6:01 AM 21,832 Views 0 Comments

A Women’s Aid report analysed the figures on the number of women who reported abuse last year.

# domestic-violence - Monday 2 April, 2018

'They're on their own': Call for complainants in rape cases to have their own legal counsel
# Protection
# Protection

'They're on their own': Call for complainants in rape cases to have their own legal counsel

Apr 2nd 2018, 3:08 PM 20,607 Views 0 Comments

The Minister for Justice has said he will review legal protections offered to complainants.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'Not good enough': Family of woman shot by garda killer says GSOC is not properly resourced
# Louth
# Louth

'Not good enough': Family of woman shot by garda killer says GSOC is not properly resourced

Mar 29th 2018, 3:19 PM 10,928 Views 0 Comments

Siobhan Philips was shot by her partner in October 2015.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Tony Golden murder: Gardaí misclassified victim's domestic violence incidents
# Omeath
# Omeath

Tony Golden murder: Gardaí misclassified victim's domestic violence incidents

Mar 28th 2018, 5:33 PM 21,845 Views 10 Comments

The garda was shot dead as he accompanied Siobhan Philips to her home to collect her belongings.

# domestic-violence - Monday 19 March, 2018

Opinion: 'When we ask that question – why doesn’t she leave? - we abuse again'
# Column
# Column

Opinion: 'When we ask that question – why doesn’t she leave? - we abuse again'

Mar 19th 2018, 9:00 AM 43,470 Views 75 Comments

Domestic violence conjures up images of bruises, broken limbs, the woman who walked into the door. But it rarely starts that way; it starts like so many other relationships – romantic, sweet, promising, writes Dr Carol Baumann.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners

Mar 3rd 2018, 6:30 AM 33,699 Views 20 Comments

Up to last year, if a patient qualified under their spouse or partner’s benefit, they simply had to sign a form at the clinic.