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#Rape

# rape - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year
# Courts Report
# Courts Report

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

Jul 17th 2018, 5:05 PM 14,091 Views 27 Comments

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

# rape - Monday 2 July, 2018

Man jailed for five years for rape after being tracked down selling a phone on DoneDeal
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man jailed for five years for rape after being tracked down selling a phone on DoneDeal

Jul 2nd 2018, 3:28 PM 29,021 Views 0 Comments

30-year-old Martin Sherlock had raped the woman at her Dublin home in August 2015 after meeting her on dating app Badoo.

# rape - Monday 25 June, 2018

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years

Jun 25th 2018, 6:22 PM 29,775 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old Limerick man threatened the child’s foster mother with a knife during the night long ordeal.

# rape - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Rape conviction quashed over ruling that prevented girl (15) being asked about contraceptive pill
# Co Louth
# Co Louth

Rape conviction quashed over ruling that prevented girl (15) being asked about contraceptive pill

Jun 21st 2018, 3:35 PM 29,356 Views 0 Comments

The man was sentenced to eight years imprisonment on 29 July 2016.

# rape - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Evidence of Patrick Nevin's Tinder use allowed in rape case because of 'similar modus operandi'
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Evidence of Patrick Nevin's Tinder use allowed in rape case because of 'similar modus operandi'

Jun 20th 2018, 6:05 AM 18,023 Views 0 Comments

Previous convictions of a defendant are usually not heard by a jury.

# rape - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Father-of-two pleads guilty to sex attacks on women he met on Tinder
# Dublin
# Dublin

Father-of-two pleads guilty to sex attacks on women he met on Tinder

Updated Jun 19th 2018, 5:32 PM 50,688 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Nevin (36) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court this morning.

# rape - Friday 15 June, 2018

'Heartbreaking': Tributes paid to comedian who was killed as she walked home
# Australia
# Australia

'Heartbreaking': Tributes paid to comedian who was killed as she walked home

Jun 15th 2018, 1:04 PM 40,912 Views 0 Comments

Eurydice Dixon (22) was found dead in Melbourne.

# rape - Monday 11 June, 2018

Man jailed for punching, kicking and repeatedly raping woman has conviction overturned on appeal
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for punching, kicking and repeatedly raping woman has conviction overturned on appeal

Jun 11th 2018, 5:24 PM 55,540 Views 0 Comments

The three-judge Court of Appeal directed a retrial.

# rape - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape and criminal sex act charges
# Alleged Attacks
# Alleged Attacks

Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape and criminal sex act charges

May 31st 2018, 7:54 AM 16,344 Views 0 Comments

Weinstein’s lawyer said the film director is “confident he’s going to clear his name”.

# rape - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Man convicted of raping woman he met on dating app
# Badoo
# Badoo

Man convicted of raping woman he met on dating app

May 17th 2018, 5:05 PM 32,627 Views 0 Comments

He then stole the woman’s phone as he left her house, a court was told.

# rape - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'There's a lot we can do to make the court process easier for rape victims'
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland

'There's a lot we can do to make the court process easier for rape victims'

May 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 8,453 Views 30 Comments

Yesterday a rape victim told the Central Criminal Court that the trial was one of the hardest things she has ever had to do.

# rape - Monday 14 May, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother'
# Louth
# Louth

Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother'

May 14th 2018, 6:05 PM 25,208 Views 0 Comments

Teachers became concerned when they saw the man kissing the youngest girl on the lips.

# rape - Friday 11 May, 2018

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Bishop suggests that abortion after rape is 'sometimes far worse' than rape itself

May 11th 2018, 1:29 PM 56,929 Views 252 Comments

The Bishop of Ossory Dr Dermot Farrell expressed concerns that if the Eighth was repealed “it would be difficult to restrict”.

Sudan court criticised after teenager sentenced to death for killing 'rapist' husband
# Noura Hussein Hammad
# Noura Hussein Hammad

Sudan court criticised after teenager sentenced to death for killing 'rapist' husband

May 11th 2018, 12:11 PM 29,484 Views 47 Comments

Noura Hussein Hammad was married against her will at 16 years of age.

# rape - Monday 7 May, 2018

Second Indian teen raped and set on fire
# Jharkhand
# Jharkhand

Second Indian teen raped and set on fire

May 7th 2018, 11:33 AM 34,951 Views 109 Comments

The incident happened on Friday, the same day as the similar case.

# rape - Saturday 5 May, 2018

14 arrested after teenage girl raped and burned to death in India
# Jharkhand
# Jharkhand

14 arrested after teenage girl raped and burned to death in India

May 5th 2018, 1:23 PM 43,597 Views 53 Comments

The 16-year-old was abducted from her home when her family was away to attend a wedding.

# rape - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?

May 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 51,237 Views 192 Comments

The use of abortion pills and pregnancy as a result of rape impacted the decision.

# rape - Friday 27 April, 2018

Judge who jailed grandfather for rape calls sentencing guidelines 'somewhat bizarre'
# Courts
# Courts

Judge who jailed grandfather for rape calls sentencing guidelines 'somewhat bizarre'

Apr 27th 2018, 5:56 PM 32,572 Views 33 Comments

“It’s somewhat bizarre that an area that is so sensitive has so little in the way of guidance for a trial judge.”

# rape - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Protests as Spain 'Wolf Pack' acquitted of gang raping woman but jailed for sexual abuse
# Pamplona
# Pamplona

Protests as Spain 'Wolf Pack' acquitted of gang raping woman but jailed for sexual abuse

Apr 26th 2018, 10:05 PM 36,688 Views 0 Comments

The verdicts sparked protests outside the Pamplona courthouse in northern Spain.

# rape - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Indian guru jailed for raping teenager he told he was ridding of evil spirits
# Godman
# Godman

Indian guru jailed for raping teenager he told he was ridding of evil spirits

Apr 25th 2018, 1:05 PM 18,779 Views 17 Comments

His lawyer said they would appeal the sentence.

# rape - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended
# Courts
# Courts

'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended

Apr 24th 2018, 6:21 PM 26,385 Views 0 Comments

The woman, now aged 41, alleges her brother began abusing her at the age of four.

Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland
# Social Media Impact
# Social Media Impact

Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland

Apr 24th 2018, 2:02 PM 10,768 Views 0 Comments

It will look into the impact of social media on trials, among other issues.

# rape - Monday 23 April, 2018

Waterford woman tells court she was raped by her older brother on her Holy Communion day
# Courts
# Courts

Waterford woman tells court she was raped by her older brother on her Holy Communion day

Apr 23rd 2018, 4:33 PM 26,376 Views 0 Comments

The man has pleaded not guilty to 56 counts of rape and 15 counts of sexual assault.

Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries
# Courts
# Courts

Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:36 PM 26,233 Views 47 Comments

Anthony Cassidy, aged 34, attacked his victim as she was walking to a shop in the early hours of the morning.

# rape - Sunday 22 April, 2018

India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12
# Widespread Outrage
# Widespread Outrage

India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12

Apr 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 9,739 Views 4 Comments

Violent crime against women has been on the rise in India despite tough laws enacted in 2013.

# rape - Friday 20 April, 2018

'When it comes to rape, I think we're still obsessed with women'
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

'When it comes to rape, I think we're still obsessed with women'

Apr 20th 2018, 7:00 AM 43,347 Views 0 Comments

Anna Krien, author of ‘Night Games,’ on consent, toxic masculinity of sport and how these problems can be counteracted.

# rape - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Man goes on trial accused of serial rape of his younger sister
# Rape
# Rape

Man goes on trial accused of serial rape of his younger sister

Apr 19th 2018, 7:19 PM 27,626 Views 0 Comments

The abuse is alleged to have begun when the complainant was four years old.

# rape - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Man convicted of orally raping woman who fell asleep when he gave her a lift home
# Criminal Courts
# Criminal Courts

Man convicted of orally raping woman who fell asleep when he gave her a lift home

Apr 18th 2018, 4:41 PM 85,334 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded not guilty to the offence.

# rape - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Rate my rape list: 'I'm angry at the silence of the men of Ireland'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Rate my rape list: 'I'm angry at the silence of the men of Ireland'

Apr 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 95,922 Views 180 Comments

In the wake of the ‘rate my rape’ list on a school wall, Dr Cliona Saidlear says we have to talk about rape culture in Ireland.

# rape - Monday 16 April, 2018

Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence

Apr 16th 2018, 3:36 PM 22,907 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded guilty to 18 counts of rape and sexual abuse.

# rape - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'My biggest regret is not reporting my rape. My rapist has a comfortable life with a wife and kids'
# Read Me
# Read Me

'My biggest regret is not reporting my rape. My rapist has a comfortable life with a wife and kids'

Apr 15th 2018, 7:30 PM 258,281 Views 108 Comments

I am here, almost two years later, only just beginning to pick up the pieces of my own life, writes Morgan Barbour.

# rape - Friday 13 April, 2018

Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'
# Mallow
# Mallow

Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'

Apr 13th 2018, 5:15 PM 32,406 Views 119 Comments

The list proves the need to modernise our sexual education in schools, the Taoiseach said.

Brutal gang rape and murder of eight-year-old girl in India triggers nationwide outrage
# Abducted
# Abducted

Brutal gang rape and murder of eight-year-old girl in India triggers nationwide outrage

Apr 13th 2018, 10:19 AM 53,131 Views 56 Comments

She was abducted and forced to take sedatives while held captive in a shed and Hindu temple.

Rape myths: 'Sexual assaults are traumatic. Incoherencies in the victims' accounts are inescapable'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Rape myths: 'Sexual assaults are traumatic. Incoherencies in the victims' accounts are inescapable'

Apr 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 28,931 Views 47 Comments

It is important to remind ourselves what the research on rape and sexual assault has established, writes Ciaran McCullagh.

# rape - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Cork school investigating list that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'
# Mallow
# Mallow

Cork school investigating list that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'

Apr 12th 2018, 3:42 PM 102,361 Views 62 Comments

The list took the form of graffiti on a bathroom door.

Court to hear application to cover Paddy Jackson's £100k legal bill
# Belfast
# Belfast

Court to hear application to cover Paddy Jackson's £100k legal bill

Apr 12th 2018, 12:28 PM 33,392 Views 0 Comments

Jackson privately funded his defence, but he is now seeking to retrieve this money.

# rape - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Blood-stained sheets, a pornographic gif and a tweet: Legal arguments in the rugby rape trial
# Rugby Rape Trial
# Rugby Rape Trial

Blood-stained sheets, a pornographic gif and a tweet: Legal arguments in the rugby rape trial

Apr 11th 2018, 4:41 PM 87,168 Views 0 Comments

The restriction imposed at the beginning of the trial was lifted today as the jury can no longer be prejudiced.

# rape - Monday 9 April, 2018

Judge in rugby rape trial to hear arguments over lifting reporting restrictions on case
# Belfast
# Belfast

Judge in rugby rape trial to hear arguments over lifting reporting restrictions on case

Apr 9th 2018, 3:26 PM 22,135 Views 0 Comments

The media were banned from reporting on anything said in the absence of the jury since the start of the trial.

Calls for cross-examination of victims in rape trials to be pre-recorded
# Giving Evidence
# Giving Evidence

Calls for cross-examination of victims in rape trials to be pre-recorded

Apr 9th 2018, 6:05 AM 8,726 Views 17 Comments

The Rape Crisis Network Ireland has released a ‘timely’ report.

# rape - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Would it work here? New law in Iceland means rape accused must prove they had explicit consent
# Burden Of Proof
# Burden Of Proof

Would it work here? New law in Iceland means rape accused must prove they had explicit consent

Apr 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 102,349 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Justice in Ireland is currently reviewing sexual assault legislation and has been urged to provide greater protection for victims.