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#Rape Crisis

# rape-crisis - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault

Updated Sep 22nd 2021, 7:20 PM 20,802 Views 66 Comments

The consent outreach coordinator says we owe it to victims of sexual assault to address and change our attitudes to these crimes.

# rape-crisis - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Young people are taking what they know about sex from porn'
# Rape
# Rape

'Young people are taking what they know about sex from porn'

Oct 7th 2017, 6:00 AM 28,846 Views 18 Comments

Conversation around consent and sexual violence in Ireland has been dominated in recent weeks by George Hook.

# rape-crisis - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Homeless crisis: Rise in calls to rape helpline from people who have lost their homes
# Chaos And Uncertainty
# Chaos And Uncertainty

Homeless crisis: Rise in calls to rape helpline from people who have lost their homes

Jul 27th 2016, 12:40 PM 13,264 Views 33 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is reporting a marked increase in contacts from people who have been rendered homeless.

# rape-crisis - Saturday 23 May, 2015

This hard-hitting video could challenge people's views on rape

This hard-hitting video could challenge people's views on rape

May 23rd 2015, 7:15 AM 23,893 Views 26 Comments

“Most people who are raped already know the person who raped them,” said Rape Crisis Midwest.

# rape-crisis - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Sexual consent needs to be legally defined: 'Not doing so isolates and silences victims'
# Sexual Offence
# Sexual Offence

Sexual consent needs to be legally defined: 'Not doing so isolates and silences victims'

Apr 23rd 2015, 9:59 AM 7,886 Views 39 Comments

RCNI recommends a definition similar to that adopted in England and Wales be introduced to a new sexual offences Bill.

# rape-crisis - Monday 9 March, 2015

# rape-crisis - Monday 19 May, 2014

Two rape crisis centres are to close temporarily as cuts take hold
# Crisis Funding
# Crisis Funding

Two rape crisis centres are to close temporarily as cuts take hold

May 19th 2014, 10:57 PM 14,361 Views 50 Comments

The services in Clare and Tipperary will be closed for at least a month because of a €120,000 shortfall.

# rape-crisis - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15

Mar 5th 2014, 7:23 AM 9,042 Views 83 Comments

This is the largest European study on violence against women, including interviews with 42,000 women across Europe.

# rape-crisis - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Young people believe alcohol facilitates the majority of 'sexual hook ups'
# Rape
# Rape

Young people believe alcohol facilitates the majority of 'sexual hook ups'

Jan 28th 2014, 7:30 AM 13,354 Views 45 Comments

New research into youth sexual behaviour, consent and alcohol finds that Irish young people believe sexual consent is largely ‘unspoken’.

# rape-crisis - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

'Disturbing' increase in calls to rape helpline in 2012
# Rape Crisis
# Rape Crisis

'Disturbing' increase in calls to rape helpline in 2012

Jul 24th 2013, 2:49 PM 4,765 Views 33 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre accompanied 260 victims to the sexual assault treatment unit in the Rotunda Hospital last year.

# rape-crisis - Friday 11 January, 2013

17 terminations of pregnancy as a result of rape in 2011
# Rape Crisis
# Rape Crisis

17 terminations of pregnancy as a result of rape in 2011

Jan 11th 2013, 11:29 AM 9,255 Views 46 Comments

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 - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Rape helpline to see increased calls over Christmas
# Rape Crisis
# Rape Crisis

Rape helpline to see increased calls over Christmas

Dec 15th 2012, 7:45 AM 3,314 Views 9 Comments

There were 1,834 calls to the national 24 hour helpline for rape and sexual abuse during the 2011 festive season.

# rape-crisis - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

# rape-crisis - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

HSE considers cutting all core funding to Rape Crisis Network
# Rape Crisis
# Rape Crisis

HSE considers cutting all core funding to Rape Crisis Network

May 17th 2011, 12:52 PM 1,303 Views 0 Comments

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.