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#Domestic Violence

# domestic-violence - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor': MP gives powerful speech about being raped at 14
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

'I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor': MP gives powerful speech about being raped at 14

Dec 8th 2016, 9:57 PM 19,634 Views 15 Comments

A number of MPs were moved to tears when Michelle Thomson recalled the ordeal.

# domestic-violence - Monday 5 December, 2016

'Daddy bit Mummy's face - I was scared': Report gives voice to kids in abusive homes
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

'Daddy bit Mummy's face - I was scared': Report gives voice to kids in abusive homes

Dec 5th 2016, 1:10 PM 22,482 Views 30 Comments

A report today highlighted the devastating impact living in an abusive environment can have on every part of a child’s life.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 3 December, 2016

'Being a domestic violence victim is nothing to be ashamed of'
# Bearing Witness
# Bearing Witness

'Being a domestic violence victim is nothing to be ashamed of'

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:00 PM 17,553 Views 31 Comments

Many domestic violence victims go through it alone: A woman domesticly abused by her husband gives her perspective

'Her strength will live on': Mother and sister of Clodagh Hawe start Women's Aid fundraising page
# BallyjamesDuff
# BallyjamesDuff

'Her strength will live on': Mother and sister of Clodagh Hawe start Women's Aid fundraising page

Dec 3rd 2016, 2:59 PM 22,751 Views 20 Comments

Clodagh died with her children Liam, 14, Niall 11, and six-year-old Ryan, on 29 August by murder-suicide in their Cavan home.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'Neighbours told me she was being beaten but he had her programmed to deny it'
# Bearing Witness
# Bearing Witness

'Neighbours told me she was being beaten but he had her programmed to deny it'

Dec 1st 2016, 8:00 PM 37,120 Views 42 Comments

Two perspectives on an abusive relationship: from a witness, and from a survivor.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

‘She wanted to do hairdressing. She would get along with anyone.'
# Bearing Witness
# Bearing Witness

‘She wanted to do hairdressing. She would get along with anyone.'

Nov 30th 2016, 8:00 PM 54,455 Views 2 Comments

The brother of a woman murdered by her ex-boyfriend gives his perspective.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'I remember thinking, I'm gonna die. And nobody helped.’
# Bearing Witness
# Bearing Witness

'I remember thinking, I'm gonna die. And nobody helped.’

Nov 29th 2016, 8:00 PM 33,006 Views 4 Comments

Two perspectives on an abusive relationship: from a survivor, and from a partner.

The Redzone: Winning is still, sadly, all that matters in the NFL
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

The Redzone: Winning is still, sadly, all that matters in the NFL

Nov 29th 2016, 9:15 AM 5,213 Views 3 Comments

Tyreek Hill helped the Chiefs to a big win Sunday, but should he be in the league at all?

# domestic-violence - Monday 28 November, 2016

'The first thing I noticed was that he would be hitting her legs'
# Bearing Witness
# Bearing Witness

'The first thing I noticed was that he would be hitting her legs'

Nov 28th 2016, 8:00 PM 118,280 Views 18 Comments

Two perspectives on an abusive relationship: from a witness, and from a survivor.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Moroccan state TV broadcasts makeup advice for women for disguising evidence of domestic violence
# Morocco
# Morocco

Moroccan state TV broadcasts makeup advice for women for disguising evidence of domestic violence

Nov 27th 2016, 4:04 PM 37,360 Views 98 Comments

The programme was broadcast as a tie-in with the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

# domestic-violence - Friday 25 November, 2016

Femicide has claimed the lives of over 200 women since 1996, says report
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Femicide has claimed the lives of over 200 women since 1996, says report

Nov 25th 2016, 7:22 AM 16,446 Views 157 Comments

Sixteen children have also died violent deaths in the twenty-year period.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

'The real danger to women is within their own home'
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'The real danger to women is within their own home'

Nov 15th 2016, 8:30 PM 407 Views 42 Comments

We must acknowledge that some women lives in violent, dangerous domestic situations, writes Sharon O’Halloran.

# domestic-violence - Monday 14 November, 2016

'After six years, I want to give a voice to my murdered daughter'
# Alicia Brough
# Alicia Brough

'After six years, I want to give a voice to my murdered daughter'

Nov 14th 2016, 6:00 AM 19,899 Views 11 Comments

A major domestic violence conference kicks off in Dublin today.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 9 October, 2016

The Government is finally going to outlaw forced marriages (but no one knows exactly how many take place in Ireland)
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

The Government is finally going to outlaw forced marriages (but no one knows exactly how many take place in Ireland)

Oct 9th 2016, 6:15 AM 13,189 Views 16 Comments

Over 400 minors were married in Ireland between 2004 and 2015, however.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Peter Hook says Caroline Aherne attacked him 'with bottles, knives and chairs' during marriage
# Abusive Marriage
# Abusive Marriage

Peter Hook says Caroline Aherne attacked him 'with bottles, knives and chairs' during marriage

Oct 4th 2016, 8:37 AM 36,202 Views 53 Comments

The musician was married to the deceased comedian for three years in the 1990s.

# domestic-violence - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Too many women have had their futures robbed' - Minister urges bystanders to act over domestic violence
# Six-year Campaign
# Six-year Campaign

'Too many women have had their futures robbed' - Minister urges bystanders to act over domestic violence

Sep 12th 2016, 6:05 AM 15,387 Views 88 Comments

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald secured Cabinet funding for the campaign, although her department was unable to give any details as to the cost when asked by TheJournal.ie.

# domestic-violence - Monday 5 September, 2016

'Think of all those voices desperate for help': Women's Aid helpline receives 41 calls a day
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'Think of all those voices desperate for help': Women's Aid helpline receives 41 calls a day

Sep 5th 2016, 9:52 AM 8,106 Views 49 Comments

The service is now 24/7, due to increased demand.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Victim-blaming culture makes it more difficult for women to get help
# Column
# Column

Victim-blaming culture makes it more difficult for women to get help

Aug 27th 2016, 7:00 PM 3,436 Views 108 Comments

With recent high profile domestic violence cases, Margaret Martin of Women’s Aid reflects on society’s tendency to judge, shame and distrust victims.

# domestic-violence - Friday 26 August, 2016

Trump's new campaign chief was charged with domestic violence
# Something About Donald
# Something About Donald

Trump's new campaign chief was charged with domestic violence

Aug 26th 2016, 10:00 PM 23,669 Views 128 Comments

According to a police report seen by the New York Times, police were called to Steve Bannon’s California home on New Year’s Day in 1996 and found his wife upset and with marks on her neck and wrist.

# domestic-violence - Monday 15 August, 2016

Court refuses to release a woman pardoned for shooting dead her abusive husband
# France
# France

Court refuses to release a woman pardoned for shooting dead her abusive husband

Aug 15th 2016, 10:00 AM 32,206 Views 48 Comments

Jacqueline Sauvage received a pardon from French President Francois Hollande.

# domestic-violence - Monday 8 August, 2016

Removing public payphones would 'cause chaos' for Ireland's most vulnerable people
# Freephone
# Freephone

Removing public payphones would 'cause chaos' for Ireland's most vulnerable people

Aug 8th 2016, 7:00 AM 17,270 Views 37 Comments

A number of groups have warned the removal of public payphones could significantly impact on people who use them to call freephone numbers.

# domestic-violence - Monday 25 July, 2016

Man jailed for 10 years for threatening, assaulting and raping his wife
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for 10 years for threatening, assaulting and raping his wife

Jul 25th 2016, 12:24 PM 19,043 Views 59 Comments

The 42-year-old is only the third person to be convicted for marital rape since rape within a marriage was made illegal in 1990.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

'We woke up in a tent last Christmas, now we have a home'
# SOPHIA
# SOPHIA

'We woke up in a tent last Christmas, now we have a home'

Jun 22nd 2016, 1:07 PM 25,998 Views 74 Comments

Simon Coveney opened new housing units for people who were homeless in Dublin today.

# domestic-violence - Monday 20 June, 2016

Gardaí get new crime scene kits to collect evidence at domestic violence calls
# Abuse
# Abuse

Gardaí get new crime scene kits to collect evidence at domestic violence calls

Jun 20th 2016, 6:05 AM 13,722 Views 27 Comments

Eight garda divisions now have cars with the kits in them, with plans to roll out the programme across the country.

# domestic-violence - Monday 18 April, 2016

Men who hit their partners function differently to criminals
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Men who hit their partners function differently to criminals

Apr 18th 2016, 6:10 AM 21,974 Views 68 Comments

A new study will have a major impact on understanding men who abuse their partners.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Leaving an abusive relationship: He knocked me into a wall when I dared to speak back
# Column
# Column

Leaving an abusive relationship: He knocked me into a wall when I dared to speak back

Apr 10th 2016, 8:30 PM 48,953 Views 64 Comments

A year after leaving her violent partner, one woman is still learning how to cope.

# domestic-violence - Friday 11 March, 2016

Michael D, Hozier and Ryan Tubridy all want more men to be feminists
# He For She
# He For She

Michael D, Hozier and Ryan Tubridy all want more men to be feminists

Mar 11th 2016, 7:53 PM 19,884 Views 87 Comments

The President spoke today about the issue of gender inequality.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Here's Hozier's powerful new music video starring Saoirse Ronan
# Cherry Wine
# Cherry Wine

Here's Hozier's powerful new music video starring Saoirse Ronan

Feb 14th 2016, 2:15 PM 27,123 Views 51 Comments

Saoirse features as a victim of domestic abuse.

Here's Hozier's powerful new music video starring Saoirse Ronan
# Cherry Wine
From The Daily Edge
# Cherry Wine

Here's Hozier's powerful new music video starring Saoirse Ronan

Feb 14th 2016, 10:41 AM 6,313 Views 0 Comments

Saoirse features as a victim of domestic abuse.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Plan to combat domestic violence will 'make Ireland a safer place for women and men'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Plan to combat domestic violence will 'make Ireland a safer place for women and men'

Jan 20th 2016, 6:00 PM 14,312 Views 38 Comments

There’ll be extra training for gardaí and a nationwide awareness campaign.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

American Pie singer Don McLean arrested on domestic violence charge
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

American Pie singer Don McLean arrested on domestic violence charge

Jan 19th 2016, 8:54 AM 18,576 Views 32 Comments

He posted bail yesterday.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 26 December, 2015

'Broken arms, broken jaws, fingers badly bruised': Nurses describe domestic violence victim injuries
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'Broken arms, broken jaws, fingers badly bruised': Nurses describe domestic violence victim injuries

Dec 26th 2015, 8:30 AM 22,605 Views 44 Comments

Nurses say it can be upsetting to see the same woman come back multiple times with injuries, knowing she’s in trouble.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

'I've been punched, kicked, scratched - if I stay I'll be killed': Stories of Ireland's abused men
# Help
# Help

'I've been punched, kicked, scratched - if I stay I'll be killed': Stories of Ireland's abused men

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:00 PM 36,943 Views 140 Comments

More than 2,000 men each year contact a service for male victims of domestic abuse in Ireland.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

WATCH: Unborn girl urges father to help stop rape culture
# Dear Daddy
# Dear Daddy

WATCH: Unborn girl urges father to help stop rape culture

Dec 15th 2015, 10:12 AM 23,360 Views 122 Comments

One in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, usually from a male partner.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

'I'll never forget the looks he gave me. I knew he wanted me dead'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I'll never forget the looks he gave me. I knew he wanted me dead'

Nov 11th 2015, 3:00 PM 181 Views 39 Comments

A woman living in a women’s refuge in Tallaght tells her story and appeals to the government to prevent its closure.

# domestic-violence - Friday 23 October, 2015

"It was quite a picture": Woman knocked unconscious for two days by ex-partner
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

"It was quite a picture": Woman knocked unconscious for two days by ex-partner

Oct 23rd 2015, 6:29 PM 54,865 Views 59 Comments

Colleen Higgins’ ex-partner helped her take a selfie of her injuries.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Almost 800 Irish women and children sought help following domestic violence... in ONE DAY
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Almost 800 Irish women and children sought help following domestic violence... in ONE DAY

Oct 21st 2015, 3:19 PM 8,496 Views 51 Comments

The figures were compiled via a one-day census taken by domestic violence watchdog SAFE Ireland.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Parents of woman shot by boyfriend say Garda Golden 'laid down his life' for her
# Omeath
# Omeath

Parents of woman shot by boyfriend say Garda Golden 'laid down his life' for her

Oct 14th 2015, 10:16 AM 19,363 Views 84 Comments

“There are no words to express our gratitude for his bravery, we are forever in his debt.”

# domestic-violence - Monday 12 October, 2015

'This terrible incident is a stark reminder of the dangerous nature of domestic abuse'
# Omeath
# Omeath

'This terrible incident is a stark reminder of the dangerous nature of domestic abuse'

Oct 12th 2015, 2:18 PM 22,901 Views 61 Comments

Women’s Aid says the killing of Garda Tony Golden shows the danger to frontline responders of domestic violence.