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# safe-ireland - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Operation Faoiseamh continues as 14% rise in domestic abuse incidents reported since last year
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Operation Faoiseamh continues as 14% rise in domestic abuse incidents reported since last year

Nov 14th 2020, 8:00 AM 12,225 Views 4 Comments

From March to November this year, a total of 22,540 incidents were reported – representing a 14% increase.

# safe-ireland - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Thousands seek domestic violence support services for first time during Covid restrictions
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Thousands seek domestic violence support services for first time during Covid restrictions

Nov 10th 2020, 7:54 AM 17,382 Views 7 Comments

July and August were the busiest months for helpline calls.

# safe-ireland - Friday 24 July, 2020

Increase in patients telling GPs they are victims of domestic violence during pandemic
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Increase in patients telling GPs they are victims of domestic violence during pandemic

Jul 24th 2020, 6:05 AM 8,539 Views 1 Comment

Doctors have been urged to “be vigilant in terms of identifying and supporting victims of domestic abuse”.

# safe-ireland - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Victims of domestic violence to be offered temporary and free accommodation by Airbnb
# Safe Ireland
# Safe Ireland

Victims of domestic violence to be offered temporary and free accommodation by Airbnb

Jun 25th 2020, 7:40 AM 8,541 Views 13 Comments

Safe Ireland and Women’s Aid are partnering with Airbnb to help domestic violence survivors.

# safe-ireland - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'It's a stark reality': Vast majority of women in Ireland feel vulnerable because of their gender
# Safe In Ireland
# Safe In Ireland

'It's a stark reality': Vast majority of women in Ireland feel vulnerable because of their gender

Oct 11th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,845 Views 103 Comments

A new study found that most women don’t feel safe taking the bus.

# safe-ireland - 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 30,189 Views 48 Comments

The legislation gives extra support to survivors.

# safe-ireland - Saturday 2 December, 2017

A US plan to reduce domestic violence and murder may be rolled out in Clare
# Saving Lives
# Saving Lives

A US plan to reduce domestic violence and murder may be rolled out in Clare

Dec 2nd 2017, 8:30 PM 18,880 Views 31 Comments

“There are women alive today that would otherwise have died as a result of domestic violence.”

# safe-ireland - Thursday 30 November, 2017

TDs urged to pass new domestic violence bill making psychological abuse a crime
# Coercive Control
# Coercive Control

TDs urged to pass new domestic violence bill making psychological abuse a crime

Nov 30th 2017, 8:30 PM 10,412 Views 60 Comments

A major study found 31% of Irish women have experienced some form of psychological violence by a partner.

# safe-ireland - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

'The real danger to women is within their own home'
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'The real danger to women is within their own home'

Nov 15th 2016, 8:30 PM 386 Views 42 Comments

We must acknowledge that some women lives in violent, dangerous domestic situations, writes Sharon O’Halloran.

# safe-ireland - Monday 14 November, 2016

'After six years, I want to give a voice to my murdered daughter'
# Alicia Brough
# Alicia Brough

'After six years, I want to give a voice to my murdered daughter'

Nov 14th 2016, 6:00 AM 19,834 Views 11 Comments

A major domestic violence conference kicks off in Dublin today.

# safe-ireland - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Almost 800 Irish women and children sought help following domestic violence... in ONE DAY
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Almost 800 Irish women and children sought help following domestic violence... in ONE DAY

Oct 21st 2015, 3:19 PM 8,486 Views 51 Comments

The figures were compiled via a one-day census taken by domestic violence watchdog SAFE Ireland.

# safe-ireland - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Domestic violence: Over 2,000 children taken to emergency refuges last year
# Shelter
# Shelter

Domestic violence: Over 2,000 children taken to emergency refuges last year

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:50 AM 3,491 Views 7 Comments

Services across Ireland answered 46,137 helpline calls in 2013 — or 126 calls each day.

# safe-ireland - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Should domestic violence be treated more seriously than public assault?
# Justice Committee
# Justice Committee

Should domestic violence be treated more seriously than public assault?

Oct 16th 2014, 11:58 AM 4,266 Views 17 Comments

The Oireachtas Justice Committee thinks so.

# safe-ireland - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Why some women have "little option" but to stay in a violent home
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Why some women have "little option" but to stay in a violent home

Jun 10th 2014, 5:26 PM 8,572 Views 73 Comments

A new census showed 467 women and 229 children received support from a domestic violence service on one day in Ireland last year.

# safe-ireland - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

EU wide survey on violence against women shows startling statistics
# Fear
# Fear

EU wide survey on violence against women shows startling statistics

Mar 5th 2014, 11:07 AM 7,470 Views 54 Comments

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

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 9,025 Views 83 Comments

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

# safe-ireland - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Raped, beaten, stalked: One woman’s struggle with ongoing domestic abuse
# Read Me
# Read Me

Raped, beaten, stalked: One woman’s struggle with ongoing domestic abuse

Apr 14th 2013, 12:00 PM 285 Views 49 Comments

Despite barring orders, woman says she has been tortured by her ex-partner for almost a decade.

# safe-ireland - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Domestic violence victims turned away 2,537 times in 2011 from overcrowded refuges
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Domestic violence victims turned away 2,537 times in 2011 from overcrowded refuges

Mar 2nd 2013, 7:40 AM 4,460 Views 25 Comments

Calls from domestic violence services said: “It shouldn’t take days, weeks, months or sometimes years for a woman’s needs to be met.”

# safe-ireland - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Nov 27th 2012, 4:50 PM 4,910 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Domestic violence figures a 'sad indictment of Irish society'
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Domestic violence figures a 'sad indictment of Irish society'

Nov 27th 2012, 9:40 AM 6,788 Views 46 Comments

More than 11,000 women and children looked for safety from home violence last year.

# safe-ireland - Thursday 8 March, 2012

One day snapshot reveals 499 women and children living in refuge because of domestic violence
# Just One Day
# Just One Day

One day snapshot reveals 499 women and children living in refuge because of domestic violence

Mar 8th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,317 Views 11 Comments

“This is not just women’s business. Domestic violence has to be everyone’s business.” – Safe Ireland.

# safe-ireland - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

More than 550 women use domestic violence services in just one day
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

More than 550 women use domestic violence services in just one day

Oct 19th 2011, 4:28 PM 743 Views 8 Comments

Safe Ireland claims there is a double suffering for women experiencing domestic violence as they are now also feeling the brunt of cuts on statutory agencies.

# safe-ireland - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Domestic violence services at 'tipping point'
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Domestic violence services at 'tipping point'

Sep 28th 2011, 8:37 AM 452 Views 7 Comments

The number of domestic abuse cases against women rose last year, but Safe Ireland says that over a third more women were unable to access emergency accommodation.