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#Domestic Violence

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

He locked the door, pointed the knife at me and said 'You’re not going anywhere'
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

He locked the door, pointed the knife at me and said 'You’re not going anywhere'

Oct 6th 2015, 2:01 PM 26,136 Views 36 Comments

Women’s Aid will field calls 24 hours a day from 2016 onwards.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 4 October, 2015

The girls mocked for taking selfies at baseball had a brilliant response to the controversy
# My Generation
From The Daily Edge
# My Generation

The girls mocked for taking selfies at baseball had a brilliant response to the controversy

Oct 4th 2015, 9:00 AM 14,129 Views 3 Comments

You stay classy, Alpha Chi Omega.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Tallaght women's refuge to close doors due to lack of funding
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Tallaght women's refuge to close doors due to lack of funding

Oct 1st 2015, 3:00 PM 17,636 Views 34 Comments

The Cuan Álainn refuge supports mothers and children before they move into longer-term housing.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

'I'm not the pink elephant in the room': Chris Brown wants to talk about domestic violence
# Australia
# Australia

'I'm not the pink elephant in the room': Chris Brown wants to talk about domestic violence

Sep 30th 2015, 11:50 PM 18,379 Views 44 Comments

The singer assaulted his then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.

# domestic-violence - Friday 4 September, 2015

London man gets life sentence for shotgun murder of Irish woman
# Leeann Foley
# Leeann Foley

London man gets life sentence for shotgun murder of Irish woman

Sep 4th 2015, 11:58 PM 20,111 Views 21 Comments

Leeann Foley, from Cork, was shot dead at her home near the Emirates Stadium last November.

Young girls are being told who to talk to and where to go by their boyfriends
# Opinion
# Opinion

Young girls are being told who to talk to and where to go by their boyfriends

Sep 4th 2015, 1:10 PM 298 Views 55 Comments

Domestic violence can happen to anyone- regardless of their age, writes Alex O’Keefe.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Domestic violence: Number of people applying for safety orders has SHOT up
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Domestic violence: Number of people applying for safety orders has SHOT up

Aug 13th 2015, 2:30 PM 13,069 Views 12 Comments

At the same time barring orders have reduced considerably in recent times according to official courts statistics just released regarding domestic violence.

# domestic-violence - Friday 24 July, 2015

Getting a barring order against a violent partner is about to get easier
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Getting a barring order against a violent partner is about to get easier

Jul 24th 2015, 10:27 PM 14,085 Views 49 Comments

An emergency order can last for eight days and a barring order for up to three years.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 18 June, 2015

"Women were cut with knives, stabbed, spat on, punched, slapped, kicked, held down and choked."
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

"Women were cut with knives, stabbed, spat on, punched, slapped, kicked, held down and choked."

Jun 18th 2015, 9:14 AM 20,172 Views 98 Comments

There were 16,464 disclosures of domestic abuse in Ireland last year – over 45 a day.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Jeremy Kyle defends male domestic abuse victim after audience laughs at him
# Double Standards
# Double Standards

Jeremy Kyle defends male domestic abuse victim after audience laughs at him

May 14th 2015, 12:47 PM 35,802 Views 88 Comments

The guest had described how his ex-girlfriend locked him in a flat and he’d had to jump from a third-floor balcony.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 7 May, 2015

This Cleveland Cavaliers in-game 'skit' has landed the team in hot water
# Tone Deaf
From The42
# Tone Deaf

This Cleveland Cavaliers in-game 'skit' has landed the team in hot water

May 7th 2015, 4:04 PM 4,341 Views 3 Comments

The video has been widely criticised.

# domestic-violence - Monday 4 May, 2015

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison
# Michelle Kosilek
# Michelle Kosilek

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison

May 4th 2015, 7:37 PM 22,602 Views 20 Comments

Michelle Kosilek has been living as a woman since shortly after she shot dead her wife in 1990.

For all his success, there's one fight Mayweather will never win
# People's Chump
From The42
# People's Chump

For all his success, there's one fight Mayweather will never win

May 4th 2015, 11:59 AM 49,775 Views 42 Comments

The undefeated American will never be crowned the people’s champion.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Female journalists who criticised Mayweather over domestic violence say they were banned from fight
# Retaliation
# Retaliation

Female journalists who criticised Mayweather over domestic violence say they were banned from fight

May 3rd 2015, 12:36 PM 25,797 Views 50 Comments

The boxer has pleaded guilty to two allegations of violence against women, including hitting his ex-girlfriend in front of their children.

# domestic-violence - Monday 27 April, 2015

World champion boxer Floyd Mayweather has a disturbing history of domestic violence
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

World champion boxer Floyd Mayweather has a disturbing history of domestic violence

Apr 27th 2015, 3:00 PM 31,407 Views 72 Comments

Much of the coverage of the American’s life outside the ring has focused on his wild spending habits.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 25 April, 2015

'I swear it will never happen again' - what he said 5 weeks before he killed her
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'I swear it will never happen again' - what he said 5 weeks before he killed her

Apr 25th 2015, 10:15 AM 43,030 Views 44 Comments

Powerful new book includes extracts from letters, emails and texts from abusive lovers.

# domestic-violence - Friday 3 April, 2015

Ballsy campaign uses men's underwear to fight violence against women
# Brief Message
# Brief Message

Ballsy campaign uses men's underwear to fight violence against women

Apr 3rd 2015, 12:15 PM 13,927 Views 125 Comments

An artist wants men to write brief (get it?) messages on their pants and share them online.

# domestic-violence - Monday 30 March, 2015

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Mar 30th 2015, 12:57 PM 7,864 Views 0 Comments

All of the news, none of the waiting.

'I could still feel the punches to my head as I ran up the road with my son'
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'I could still feel the punches to my head as I ran up the road with my son'

Mar 30th 2015, 7:25 AM 21,149 Views 70 Comments

Ireland’s legal system is failing women “at every level” according to new research.

# domestic-violence - Friday 6 March, 2015

'Why is it so hard to see black and blue?: The Dress takes on domestic violence
# Overlooked
# Overlooked

'Why is it so hard to see black and blue?: The Dress takes on domestic violence

Mar 6th 2015, 3:22 PM 28,910 Views 28 Comments

Salvation Army is using the now iconic dress in an awareness campaign.

# domestic-violence - Monday 2 March, 2015

Man killed girlfriend after she wouldn’t let him look at her Facebook account
# Jealousy
# Jealousy

Man killed girlfriend after she wouldn’t let him look at her Facebook account

Mar 2nd 2015, 7:36 PM 30,403 Views 31 Comments

Kane Boyce claimed his partner jumped out of a moving car and had a seizure.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Gerry to Enda: I'm trying to prick your 'golden circle' bubble
# Salary Caps
# Salary Caps

Gerry to Enda: I'm trying to prick your 'golden circle' bubble

Feb 18th 2015, 1:14 PM 12,491 Views 107 Comments

Several ministers lobbied to have their advisers’ salaries increased.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

NFL to run unsettling domestic violence ad based on real 911 call during Super Bowl
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

NFL to run unsettling domestic violence ad based on real 911 call during Super Bowl

Jan 27th 2015, 3:30 PM 15,674 Views 13 Comments

It’s part of the NFL’s ‘No More’ campaign.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Garda PULSE system "not fit for purpose" and should be scrapped
# Does Not Compute
# Does Not Compute

Garda PULSE system "not fit for purpose" and should be scrapped

Jan 15th 2015, 8:47 AM 20,292 Views 53 Comments

The Garda Inspectorate has also recommended scrapping the Pulse system.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Garda Jerry McCabe killer questioned over stabbing of his wife Pauline Tully McAuley
# Kilnaleck
# Kilnaleck

Garda Jerry McCabe killer questioned over stabbing of his wife Pauline Tully McAuley

Dec 25th 2014, 9:57 AM 41,254 Views 0 Comments

Pearse McAuley is being held at Cavan Garda Station.

# domestic-violence - Friday 12 December, 2014

Last year saw 184 protection orders granted to parents against their children
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Last year saw 184 protection orders granted to parents against their children

Dec 12th 2014, 8:30 PM 9,441 Views 4 Comments

Figures from Dublin District Court also show that over 1,000 guardian applications came from grandparents.

# domestic-violence - Friday 28 November, 2014

Opinion: Young Travellers experiencing domestic violence can feel extremely isolated
# 16 Days Of Action
# 16 Days Of Action

Opinion: Young Travellers experiencing domestic violence can feel extremely isolated

Nov 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 1,098 Views 45 Comments

Relationships between minorities and the police can involve fear and mistrust – creating additional obstacles for women seeking to leave a violent situation.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

'It's upsetting when people say Bayley is a monster and Ched Evans is a great guy'
# White Ribbon Day
# White Ribbon Day

'It's upsetting when people say Bayley is a monster and Ched Evans is a great guy'

Nov 25th 2014, 11:50 AM 15,930 Views 99 Comments

Tom Meagher was in Dublin today for the launch of White Ribbon Day, calling on Irish men to re-examine their attitude to violence against women.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 20 November, 2014

There's a pretty moving display outside Leinster House today. Here's what it's about...
# Shoes
# Shoes

There's a pretty moving display outside Leinster House today. Here's what it's about...

Nov 20th 2014, 1:16 PM 13,310 Views 50 Comments

Campaigners from Women’s Aid have put dozens of shoes on display outside the Dáil today.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Increases in domestic violence against men
# Reaching Out
# Reaching Out

Increases in domestic violence against men

Nov 19th 2014, 12:48 PM 7,450 Views 34 Comments

A new report from domestic abuse service ‘Amen’ has shown an increase in reported incidents.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Poll: Would you intervene if you saw domestic violence?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you intervene if you saw domestic violence?

Nov 15th 2014, 10:42 AM 18,438 Views 90 Comments

A Swedish social experiment showed all but one person ignoring it. Would you?

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Bruised eyes, torn hair and beatings: Ian Bailey's domestic violence laid bare in packed courtroom
# Eternal Shame
# Eternal Shame

Bruised eyes, torn hair and beatings: Ian Bailey's domestic violence laid bare in packed courtroom

Nov 12th 2014, 10:02 PM 60,040 Views 0 Comments

Bailey is suing the State for wrongful arrest.

Government set to meet pressurised women's refuge about funding
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Government set to meet pressurised women's refuge about funding

Nov 12th 2014, 8:02 PM 6,575 Views 9 Comments

‘Respond’ will meet with the Government’s Tusla agency next week.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Eminem under fire for rapping about punching Lana Del Rey in the face
# Slim Shady
From The Daily Edge
# Slim Shady

Eminem under fire for rapping about punching Lana Del Rey in the face

Nov 11th 2014, 8:22 PM 3,346 Views 3 Comments

The lyrics were included in a newly released freestyle.

# domestic-violence - Monday 10 November, 2014

"We have started to look a bit closer at the purple eye-sockets, the broken ribs" --- Enda Kenny
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

"We have started to look a bit closer at the purple eye-sockets, the broken ribs" --- Enda Kenny

Nov 10th 2014, 6:00 PM 18,096 Views 64 Comments

The Taoiseach gave a moving speech on the issue of domestic violence at the launch of a refuge today.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Domestic violence: Over 2,000 children taken to emergency refuges last year
# Shelter
# Shelter

Domestic violence: Over 2,000 children taken to emergency refuges last year

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:50 AM 3,498 Views 7 Comments

Services across Ireland answered 46,137 helpline calls in 2013 — or 126 calls each day.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Lawmakers told that prostitution is sexual violence and that domestic violence is a crime
# Report
# Report

Lawmakers told that prostitution is sexual violence and that domestic violence is a crime

Oct 16th 2014, 3:27 PM 11,500 Views 86 Comments

Today’s report by the Oireachtas Justice Committee on Sexual and Domestic Violence suggests changes to the way prostitution is legislated for.

Should domestic violence be treated more seriously than public assault?
# Justice Committee
# Justice Committee

Should domestic violence be treated more seriously than public assault?

Oct 16th 2014, 11:58 AM 4,275 Views 17 Comments

The Oireachtas Justice Committee thinks so.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Staff at Kerry Women's Refuge to strike over roster dispute
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Staff at Kerry Women's Refuge to strike over roster dispute

Oct 8th 2014, 6:01 PM 9,679 Views 4 Comments

Management have refuted claims they are unwilling to engage in talks.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

'Failed time and time again': 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

'Failed time and time again': 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids

Sep 30th 2014, 6:00 AM 4,079 Views 2 Comments

Research launched today by Simon found 92% of these women experienced high levels of violences at some stage in their lives.