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#Rape

# rape - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Rape survivor on waiving her anonymity: ‘I just wanted to say - this is who he is and this is what he did’
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

Rape survivor on waiving her anonymity: ‘I just wanted to say - this is who he is and this is what he did’

Dec 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 84,025 Views 39 Comments

Ciara said she has received messages from other victims who are afraid to talk about their abuse.

# rape - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'Black cab rapist' jailed for life for attacking four more victims
# John Worboys
# John Worboys

'Black cab rapist' jailed for life for attacking four more victims

Dec 17th 2019, 10:44 PM 27,978 Views 8 Comments

“He will always pose a risk to women and he can never be allowed back into society,” a lawyer said of John Worboys.

# rape - Monday 16 December, 2019

Man jailed over oral rape of drunk man found lying unconscious on Dublin street
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed over oral rape of drunk man found lying unconscious on Dublin street

Dec 16th 2019, 9:45 PM 69,928 Views 0 Comments

Brahim Maddi (36) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to sexual assault and oral rape.

# rape - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Updated Dec 7th 2019, 11:46 AM 30,896 Views 37 Comments

Five men were arrested in connection with the fire attack.

# rape - Friday 6 December, 2019

Man (34) facing life in prison in UK over string of 'horrific' attacks on women and children
# Joseph McCann
# Joseph McCann

Man (34) facing life in prison in UK over string of 'horrific' attacks on women and children

Updated Dec 6th 2019, 5:33 PM 32,200 Views 10 Comments

Joseph McCann moved across five force areas as he evaded police for 15 days.

Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of rape
# Hyderabad
# Hyderabad

Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of rape

Dec 6th 2019, 7:07 AM 31,611 Views 35 Comments

The men were accused of the gang rape of a young woman in Hyderabad.

# rape - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Woman set on fire on way to testify against her alleged rapists in India
# Rape
# Rape

Woman set on fire on way to testify against her alleged rapists in India

Dec 5th 2019, 1:54 PM 35,885 Views 44 Comments

It is the latest gruesome case of violence against women in the country.

# rape - Friday 29 November, 2019

Korean K-pop star jailed for gang rape and secretly filming and distributing illicit videos
# Jung Joon-young
# Jung Joon-young

Korean K-pop star jailed for gang rape and secretly filming and distributing illicit videos

Nov 29th 2019, 7:23 AM 28,138 Views 6 Comments

“It is hard to fathom the extent of suffering the victims must have gone through,” the court’s ruling said.

# rape - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Laois man convicted of rape of sleeping woman at Kildare house party
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Laois man convicted of rape of sleeping woman at Kildare house party

Nov 27th 2019, 4:03 PM 31,711 Views 0 Comments

The man was remanded on bail until sentencing on 3 February.

# rape - Friday 22 November, 2019

Rapists who high-fived and hugged each other while victim lay in pain jailed for seven years
# SoHo
# SoHo

Rapists who high-fived and hugged each other while victim lay in pain jailed for seven years

Nov 22nd 2019, 5:40 PM 72,421 Views 0 Comments

The Italian nationals were arrested after police discovered them re-enacting the attack on the club’s CCTV recordings.

# rape - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Six women and five men to face trial charged with over 200 counts of rape, sexual assault, and neglect of children
# Book Of Evidence
# Book Of Evidence

Six women and five men to face trial charged with over 200 counts of rape, sexual assault, and neglect of children

Nov 21st 2019, 1:25 PM 76,574 Views 0 Comments

Six women and five men, aged between their 20s – 70s, are charged with offences including rape, sexual assault, neglect and cruelty.

# rape - Monday 11 November, 2019

Man jailed for raping his daughter while mother was terminally ill in hospital
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man jailed for raping his daughter while mother was terminally ill in hospital

Nov 11th 2019, 6:04 PM 50,629 Views 10 Comments

The judge said that the victim, who has special needs, still has a bond with her father.

# rape - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Jurors asked to consider if accused men 'really cared' whether alleged rape victim said no
# Trial
# Trial

Jurors asked to consider if accused men 'really cared' whether alleged rape victim said no

Nov 9th 2019, 6:30 AM 28,721 Views 0 Comments

The two men have pleaded not guilty to the charges.

# rape - Friday 8 November, 2019

Law Reform Commission recommends changes to laws surrounding consent in rape cases
# Consent
# Consent

Law Reform Commission recommends changes to laws surrounding consent in rape cases

Nov 8th 2019, 6:10 AM 12,403 Views 16 Comments

The commission is calling for the introduction of a new ‘objective’ test.

# rape - Thursday 7 November, 2019

'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'
# Lavinia Kerwick
# Lavinia Kerwick

'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'

Nov 7th 2019, 3:36 PM 35,736 Views 42 Comments

Lavinia Kerwick, the first rape survivor in Ireland to waive her anonymity, has called for more supports to be made available to fellow survivors.

# rape - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'
# Courts
# Courts

Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'

Nov 6th 2019, 2:56 PM 44,292 Views 0 Comments

The woman told the trial she did not consent to any sexual activity.

# rape - Friday 1 November, 2019

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'

Nov 1st 2019, 9:44 PM 105,010 Views 43 Comments

The 14-year-old victim was unconscious at the time.

# rape - Monday 21 October, 2019

Man (30s) jailed for eight years for 'violent, forceful rape' of woman in Limerick
# Courts
# Courts

Man (30s) jailed for eight years for 'violent, forceful rape' of woman in Limerick

Oct 21st 2019, 6:21 PM 40,206 Views 42 Comments

The man had been living in Ireland for eight months at the time of the offence.

Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood'
# Courts
# Courts

Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood'

Oct 21st 2019, 3:30 PM 41,448 Views 14 Comments

Thomas Mullarney was give jail sentences totalling 14 years with the final two suspended.

'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years
# Convicted
# Convicted

'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years

Oct 21st 2019, 1:13 PM 32,272 Views 14 Comments

The survivor of the attack was the man’s then-girlfriend’s younger sister, who is waiving her anonymity.

# rape - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Woman tells court about alleged rape by two men after pub 'student night' in Donegal
# Court
# Court

Woman tells court about alleged rape by two men after pub 'student night' in Donegal

Oct 15th 2019, 3:02 PM 30,516 Views 0 Comments

The alleged victim told a trial she was ‘half way between sleep and drunkenness’ during the incident.

Two Italian men found guilty of raping woman in Soho nightclub
# London
# London

Two Italian men found guilty of raping woman in Soho nightclub

Oct 15th 2019, 2:49 PM 30,455 Views 0 Comments

The victim was taken to hospital where she required surgery following the attack.

# rape - Monday 14 October, 2019

'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape
# Victim Impact
# Victim Impact

'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape

Oct 14th 2019, 10:26 PM 39,797 Views 0 Comments

The man will be sentenced on 13 November.

# rape - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Investigation launched as woman allegedly raped in Kerry town
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Investigation launched as woman allegedly raped in Kerry town

Oct 8th 2019, 10:49 PM 32,476 Views 0 Comments

The alleged incident took place at around 1am on Sunday morning.

# rape - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of rape in Co Wexford
# Courtown
# Courtown

Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of rape in Co Wexford

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:11 AM 37,023 Views 0 Comments

All four males, one adult and three juveniles, are being detained in garda stations in the South East.

# rape - Thursday 19 September, 2019

'I need to see you go into the ground,' Fiona Doyle tells her rapist father
# Patrick O'Brien
# Patrick O'Brien

'I need to see you go into the ground,' Fiona Doyle tells her rapist father

Sep 19th 2019, 11:21 PM 40,719 Views 17 Comments

Fiona Doyle suffered a decade of sexual abuse at the hands of her father.

Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast
# Orhan Kibar
# Orhan Kibar

Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast

Sep 19th 2019, 5:32 PM 12,321 Views 14 Comments

The attack took place at a flat in south Belfast on 25 November 2017.

# rape - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears

Sep 14th 2019, 9:00 PM 65,265 Views 41 Comments

Chemsex is becoming more common in Ireland, leading to concerns about health risks and an increase in sexual assaults.

# rape - Monday 26 August, 2019

Taxi driver appears in court charged with raping a woman in his car in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver appears in court charged with raping a woman in his car in Dublin

Aug 26th 2019, 6:57 PM 51,239 Views 0 Comments

Granting bail, Judge John O’Leary ordered that the man “refrain from driving a taxi”.

# rape - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Iconic Mexico City monument graffitied with anti-rape slogans by 'glitter protesters'
# Angel Of Independence
# Angel Of Independence

Iconic Mexico City monument graffitied with anti-rape slogans by 'glitter protesters'

Aug 18th 2019, 11:26 AM 20,403 Views 3 Comments

Phrases like “They don’t take care of us” cover the Angel of Independence, while “rapists” was scrawled on a police station.

# rape - Monday 5 August, 2019

'The person can't move on - they are required to remember': Rape survivors 'dropping cases' because of waits for trials
# Sexual Offences
# Sexual Offences

'The person can't move on - they are required to remember': Rape survivors 'dropping cases' because of waits for trials

Aug 5th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,650 Views 6 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is calling for pre-recording of some trial evidence in cases.

# rape - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Man jailed for 20 years for raping two sex workers on the same day
# Gheorghe Goidan
# Gheorghe Goidan

Man jailed for 20 years for raping two sex workers on the same day

Jul 31st 2019, 7:15 PM 33,668 Views 38 Comments

Ms Justice Tara Burns said that Gheorghe Goidan (46), a Romania national, had preyed upon the vulnerability of the two women.

# rape - Monday 29 July, 2019

Man who raped his neighbour handed seven and a half year sentence by judge
# Cork
# Cork

Man who raped his neighbour handed seven and a half year sentence by judge

Jul 29th 2019, 7:21 PM 30,162 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the man was asked to leave his neighbour’s house but instead followed her to her bedroom.

# rape - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Scottish man who faked own death in US to avoid rape charges has been arrested
# California
# California

Scottish man who faked own death in US to avoid rape charges has been arrested

Jul 27th 2019, 1:41 PM 35,018 Views 0 Comments

He is being held by the US Marshals Service.

# rape - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents'
# Period Poverty
# Period Poverty

'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents'

Jul 23rd 2019, 9:00 PM 78,213 Views 17 Comments

Young female activists are working to improve people’s lives in the largest urban slum in Africa, Kibera.

Cork man jailed for seven years for raping woman as she slept
# Courts
# Courts

Cork man jailed for seven years for raping woman as she slept

Jul 23rd 2019, 2:53 PM 33,716 Views 0 Comments

Patrick O’Driscoll, now aged 21, denied the charges.

# rape - Monday 22 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 9:00 PM 75,546 Views 10 Comments

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

'Dangerous sexual predator' who raped 13-year-old girl in church grounds jailed for nine years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

'Dangerous sexual predator' who raped 13-year-old girl in church grounds jailed for nine years

Jul 22nd 2019, 5:08 PM 26,462 Views 0 Comments

The accused has 37 previous convictions of which 17 are for sexual offences.

Man (75) has conviction for raping granddaughter quashed over concerns he was unfit to stand trial
# Courts
# Courts

Man (75) has conviction for raping granddaughter quashed over concerns he was unfit to stand trial

Jul 22nd 2019, 3:06 PM 19,320 Views 19 Comments

Christopher Redmond was found in recent weeks to have had a severe form of dementia for some time “with no prospect of recovery”.

# rape - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Man (18) pleads guilty to rape of half-brother and defilement of half-sister over two-year period
# Courts
# Courts

Man (18) pleads guilty to rape of half-brother and defilement of half-sister over two-year period

Jul 18th 2019, 10:29 PM 41,367 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard today at the Central Criminal Court.