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# rape-crisis-network - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Dónal Óg Cusack resigns as Clare hurling coach over character reference for Tom Humphries

In a statement Cusack said, “I showed a lack of judgement in this situation for which I am genuinely sorry.”

# rape-crisis-network - Monday 19 December, 2016

'Our culture blames victims as young as 12': New report on sexual violence in Ireland launched

At the launch of its annual report, the RCNI spoke about consent, abortion and how we judge teenage victims.

# rape-crisis-network - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Two out of every three victims of rape won't report it to the authorities - why?

“There’s no grey area in the law.”

# rape-crisis-network - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Gardaí investigating claims that Republican sex abusers were moved across the border

The Justice Minister said Gerry Adams mentioned the fact that people were moved and that suggests he has some information.

One quarter of sex abuse victims under 13 were abused by other children

With adult victims, less than half reported assaults and 57% who did said gardaí treated them sensitively.

# rape-crisis-network - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

EU wide survey on violence against women shows startling statistics

The Rape Crisis Network is asking for funding to be protected in light of the findings.

# rape-crisis-network - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Children's Minister: 'Child abuse has not gone doesn't go away'

A shocking statistic from yesterday’s report from the Rape Crisis Network Ireland showed a significant percentage of abusers were, themselves, children.

# rape-crisis-network - Friday 11 January, 2013

17 terminations of pregnancy as a result of rape in 2011

Rape Crisis Network Ireland said that two out of 90 survivors became pregnant more than once as a result in rape and had different outcomes each time.

# rape-crisis-network - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Victims of child sex abuse wait 25 years to report abuse

New figures from the Rape Crisis Network found people who had been abused as children made up the majority of cases of people seeking counselling last year.

# rape-crisis-network - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Column: Raped for years, many older women can only now tell their stories

Marital sexual violence was kept a secret for decades – but victims can now begin healing, writes Bréid Morris.

# rape-crisis-network - Monday 13 February, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Monday

Catch up on the day’s biggest news – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# rape-crisis-network - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Nine out of ten sexual assault survivors know their attacker: report

The Rape Crisis Network says that just 6 per cent of all sexual abuse and rape cases last year were perpetrated by a stranger.

# rape-crisis-network - Thursday 8 September, 2011

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Galway students organise Ireland's first ever 'SlutWalk'

Ireland’s first ever “SlutWalk” will be held next month in Galway. Similar marches have been held across the globe this year to call for a change in attitude towards rape victims.

# rape-crisis-network - Thursday 19 May, 2011

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Poll: Are some rape cases more serious than others?

The British Justice Secretary is under fire for implying that date rape is less serious than rape by a stranger. What’s your view?

# rape-crisis-network - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.