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# gender-based-violence - Monday 22 July, 2019

'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'

In certain areas of Kenya, slaughtering an animal or paying a €20 fine is the punishment for rape.

# gender-based-violence - Friday 8 March, 2019

'We can't accept this as being the norm': USI President Síona Cahill on why she's calling for mass walkouts today Gender Violence This post contains videos

'We can't accept this as being the norm': USI President Síona Cahill on why she's calling for mass walkouts today

Activists are calling for mass walkouts to mark International Women’s Day today.

# gender-based-violence - Monday 11 February, 2019

Call for mass walkouts in Ireland to protest against gender-based violence and pay gap

Abuse survivor Leona O’Callaghan said she is urging people to stand together to demand change in Ireland.

# gender-based-violence - Thursday 31 January, 2019

# gender-based-violence - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Gender based violence: 'Our outrage cannot be confined to Hollywood'

From sexual harassment and early marriage to the most extreme forms sexual violence, it is most prevalent in the poorer, more volatile parts of the world, writes Dominic MacSorley.

# gender-based-violence - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Take a walk through Kangemi slum, where Nairobi's poorest fight to survive

Unemployment is high, addiction is rife, and most women are victims of some form of violence – but somehow they find the strength to carry on.

# gender-based-violence - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

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

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

# gender-based-violence - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

We need to talk more about relationships, consent and sexual violence

A recent survey in UCC found that many students have worrying gaps in knowledge about sexual violence.

# gender-based-violence - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Poverty, violence and myths about condoms: What's spreading HIV?

In South Africa, more than 6 million of the country’s 52 million population are HIV positive.

# gender-based-violence - Monday 14 July, 2014

Here's how Ireland is tackling violence against females during conflict

The money will be used by the International Rescue Committee to help during times of conflict or natural disaster.

# gender-based-violence - Friday 23 May, 2014

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work

In the run-up to Africa Day, Salome Mbugua discusses her social justice work in Ireland and various African countries.

# gender-based-violence - Thursday 28 November, 2013

"We hear of babies as young as five months being abducted and raped repeatedly"

An Irish consortium highlighted the issue of gender based violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo at a seminar in Dublin yesterday.

# gender-based-violence - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Indian President approves death penalty in some rape cases

Harsher punishments for rapists have been approved in India after a brutal gang-rape in New Delhi sparked national outrage and triggered demands for tougher laws.

# gender-based-violence - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women

A far-right political party is distributing thousands of knives to women in a western Indian state to help them protect themselves, in the wake of a fatal gang-rape which horrified the country.

# gender-based-violence - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Technology increasingly used by abusive partners to monitor women

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.

# gender-based-violence - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

HSE considers cutting all core funding to Rape Crisis Network

The final decision to slash all core funding to the country’s Rape Crisis Network – which would force the current support services offered to victims of rape and sexual abuse to end – has been postponed until August pending a review.

# gender-based-violence - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Hundreds of women and girls raped in Haiti camps

Amnesty International report highlights growing sexual violence in earthquake-ravaged country as charity Concern says the overall aid effort there is not proceeding as quickly as is needed.