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#Istanbul Convention

# istanbul-convention - Monday 8 March, 2021

Two years on: Ireland is 'failing to act in spirit' of agreement to help women escaping domestic violence
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Two years on: Ireland is 'failing to act in spirit' of agreement to help women escaping domestic violence

Mar 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,893 Views 13 Comments

The pandemic has led to a surge in domestic violence – but Ireland has less than one third of the number of refuge spaces that it should have.

# istanbul-convention - Monday 1 July, 2019

Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids
# Istanbul Convention
# Istanbul Convention

Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids

Jul 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 8,691 Views 28 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has set out its recommendations for key priority actions for the State.

# istanbul-convention - Monday 29 April, 2019

Irish citizens who commit serious offences abroad will be open to prosecution from today
# Criminal Justice
# Criminal Justice

Irish citizens who commit serious offences abroad will be open to prosecution from today

Apr 29th 2019, 7:18 AM 21,004 Views 23 Comments

The law enables Ireland to ratify the Istanbul Convention.

# istanbul-convention - 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 26,655 Views 80 Comments

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

# istanbul-convention - 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 30,467 Views 48 Comments

The legislation gives extra support to survivors.

# istanbul-convention - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'Boys are taught they are violent oppressors and that whatever violence they experience doesn't matter'
# Istanbul Convention
# Istanbul Convention

'Boys are taught they are violent oppressors and that whatever violence they experience doesn't matter'

Feb 18th 2017, 8:15 AM 1,883 Views 60 Comments

Men assaulted by their partners are often ignored by police, see their attacker go free and have far fewer refuges to flee to than women, writes David Walsh.

# istanbul-convention - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Over 3,000 disclosures of child abuse to Women's Aid last year, up 55 per cent
# Abuse
# Abuse

Over 3,000 disclosures of child abuse to Women's Aid last year, up 55 per cent

Jun 12th 2013, 7:28 AM 3,162 Views 19 Comments

Women’s Aid has said that the more severe the domestic violence against a mother, the more likely as child is to be abused in the home.