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#Sex Abuse

# sex-abuse - Monday 30 March, 2015

Madame Tussauds has melted down Jimmy Savile's 'evil' waxwork
# Wax Off
# Wax Off

Madame Tussauds has melted down Jimmy Savile's 'evil' waxwork

Mar 30th 2015, 11:27 AM 23,801 Views 31 Comments

There were calls for it to be moved to the Chamber of Horrors but a victim said it was probably too evil for that.

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

'Gerry Adams needs to get real': Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

'Gerry Adams needs to get real': Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president

Mar 11th 2015, 4:45 PM 24,058 Views 0 Comments

It follows further revelations by the BBC about alleged abuse in the republican movement.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 26 February, 2015

"He smelt of cigars and body odour": Savile abuse in the victims’ words
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

"He smelt of cigars and body odour": Savile abuse in the victims’ words

Feb 26th 2015, 5:54 PM 22,606 Views 31 Comments

The latest report investigates abuse at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

# sex-abuse - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Gerry Adams: I've given the guards names of alleged IRA sex offenders
# Mairia Cahill Controversy
# Mairia Cahill Controversy

Gerry Adams: I've given the guards names of alleged IRA sex offenders

Feb 21st 2015, 7:00 AM 7,191 Views 0 Comments

Adams discussed the Mairia Cahill controversy in an interview with TheJournal.ie this week.

# sex-abuse - Friday 20 February, 2015

The Catholic Church is coming up with new rules for priests accused of sexual abuse
# The Accused
# The Accused

The Catholic Church is coming up with new rules for priests accused of sexual abuse

Feb 20th 2015, 1:40 PM 13,762 Views 46 Comments

The decision has been welcomed by an organisation representing priests in Ireland, which said support is needed for those wrongly accused.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Gary Glitter found guilty of child sex crimes
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Gary Glitter found guilty of child sex crimes

Feb 5th 2015, 4:31 PM 14,774 Views 0 Comments

The rock star will be sentenced on 27 February.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Prince Andrew speaks out publicly about sex abuse allegations in Davos
# Accused
# Accused

Prince Andrew speaks out publicly about sex abuse allegations in Davos

Jan 22nd 2015, 6:52 PM 15,171 Views 0 Comments

The prince reiterated denials that have been made on his behalf by Buckingham Palace, telling business leaders his focus is on his work.

# sex-abuse - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Bill Cosby’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been vandalised
# Case Open
# Case Open

Bill Cosby’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been vandalised

Dec 6th 2014, 9:18 AM 9,116 Views 15 Comments

The Los Angeles Police Department opened its investigation into the sex abuse claims yesterday afternoon.

# sex-abuse - Monday 1 December, 2014

UK children care home boss sentenced to life over decades of sexual abuse
# John Allen
# John Allen

UK children care home boss sentenced to life over decades of sexual abuse

Dec 1st 2014, 2:09 PM 12,607 Views 9 Comments

John Allen convicted last week of sexual offences against 18 boys and one girl over more than two decades

# sex-abuse - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Dáil suspended three times IN ONE HOUR as Burton and SF clash on abuse claims
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Dáil suspended three times IN ONE HOUR as Burton and SF clash on abuse claims

Nov 27th 2014, 11:13 PM 50,626 Views 263 Comments

Sinn Féin reacted angrily to sex abuse comments made by the Tánaiste.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Watch: Bill Cosby's incredibly tense post-interview exchange with reporter
# Rape Claims
# Rape Claims

Watch: Bill Cosby's incredibly tense post-interview exchange with reporter

Nov 20th 2014, 9:52 PM 43,405 Views 46 Comments

“If you will just tell your boss the reason why we didn’t say that upfront was because we thought that AP had the integrity to not ask.”

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

In full: Enda Kenny's speech accusing Sinn Féin of moving sex abusers to the South
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

In full: Enda Kenny's speech accusing Sinn Féin of moving sex abusers to the South

Nov 12th 2014, 10:44 PM 11,040 Views 0 Comments

There was a heated three-hour debate in the Dáil today, stemming from allegations made by Maíria Cahill.

Mary Lou says she 'would walk through the hot coals of hell to protect children'
# Cover Up Claims
# Cover Up Claims

Mary Lou says she 'would walk through the hot coals of hell to protect children'

Nov 12th 2014, 7:51 PM 9,868 Views 0 Comments

She added that Maíria Cahill made a brave decision to come forward.

One in seven sex abuse victims felt they were treated insensitively by gardaí
# Report
# Report

One in seven sex abuse victims felt they were treated insensitively by gardaí

Nov 12th 2014, 3:47 PM 4,517 Views 21 Comments

The report also found that 41% of victims did not receive ongoing contact with the gardaí after they reported their case.

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Nov 12th 2014, 1:02 PM 8,067 Views 2 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Australian man first to be convicted for webcam sex acts with fake girl
# Child Sexual Abuse
# Child Sexual Abuse

Australian man first to be convicted for webcam sex acts with fake girl

Oct 21st 2014, 10:29 AM 23,133 Views 36 Comments

He did some horrendous things with what he thought was a nine-year-old girl.

# sex-abuse - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Brady resignation "too late" for abuse survivor
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

Brady resignation "too late" for abuse survivor

Aug 17th 2014, 2:33 PM 8,137 Views 32 Comments

Brendan Boland says that Sean Brady was “weak”.

South Yorkshire police complain to the BBC over Cliff Richard 'leak'
# Investigation
# Investigation

South Yorkshire police complain to the BBC over Cliff Richard 'leak'

Aug 17th 2014, 2:02 PM 15,977 Views 31 Comments

The police said it was “disappointing” that the BBC was slow to acknowledge that the force was not the source of the leak.

# sex-abuse - Monday 9 June, 2014

Column: We must stop claiming that 'we never knew' about child abuse at Catholic institutions
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We must stop claiming that 'we never knew' about child abuse at Catholic institutions

Jun 9th 2014, 1:55 PM 2,484 Views 99 Comments

It’s a common refrain that widespread abuse was only exposed in recent decades – but the real story is very different, writes Fin Dwyer.

# sex-abuse - Friday 23 May, 2014

'I was the punching bag, the sex toy, the maid' - Michelle Knight describes life being held by Ariel Castro
# Survival Story
# Survival Story

'I was the punching bag, the sex toy, the maid' - Michelle Knight describes life being held by Ariel Castro

May 23rd 2014, 11:00 PM 60,228 Views 23 Comments

Knight spoke to RTÉ about her 11 years in captivity in which she became pregnant five times.

Trial of Dublin man accused of child sex offence at Croke Park delayed as evidence is gathered
# Courts
# Courts

Trial of Dublin man accused of child sex offence at Croke Park delayed as evidence is gathered

May 23rd 2014, 11:51 AM 12,929 Views 0 Comments

The arraignment of the 50-year-old will now take place on 29 July.

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Children can recover from sex abuse - but not if they've to wait 6 months for therapy
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Children can recover from sex abuse - but not if they've to wait 6 months for therapy

May 21st 2014, 6:15 AM 7,071 Views 16 Comments

Children’s charities have been critical of the lack of access to services for children who have been sexually abused, as the HSE does not have the specialist staff to treat them.

# sex-abuse - Monday 12 May, 2014

One in Four welcomes today's audits but says church must never become complacent again
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

One in Four welcomes today's audits but says church must never become complacent again

May 12th 2014, 5:21 PM 5,512 Views 24 Comments

Counselling services are available to support people impacted by today’s child protection reports.

Case files not kept by religious order on priest that abused in mission countries
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Case files not kept by religious order on priest that abused in mission countries

May 12th 2014, 3:18 PM 5,060 Views 6 Comments

Specialist assessments of this priest in 1985, 1997 and 2004 were not kept on file by the Society of the Divine Word.

Child protection review recommends Cloyne Diocese set up whistle blowing policy
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Child protection review recommends Cloyne Diocese set up whistle blowing policy

May 12th 2014, 2:10 PM 3,739 Views 15 Comments

The Diocese was told an overarching child safeguarding plan should be drawn up and published.

Dublin Archdiocese commended for 'exemplar' child abuse allegation reporting system
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Dublin Archdiocese commended for 'exemplar' child abuse allegation reporting system

May 12th 2014, 12:19 PM 5,200 Views 23 Comments

The latest review commends the roles of Priest Support Co-ordinator and Priest Delegate – both roles being unique to the Dublin Diocese.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Trial date set for Dublin man accused of child sex offence at Croke Park
# Courts
# Courts

Trial date set for Dublin man accused of child sex offence at Croke Park

Apr 29th 2014, 10:47 PM 30,423 Views 0 Comments

The 50-year-old Dublin man faces 50 charges, including seven related to sexual acts with a child under 17.

US teacher arrested on allegations of having sex with her 13-year-old student
# Bad Teacher
# Bad Teacher

US teacher arrested on allegations of having sex with her 13-year-old student

Apr 29th 2014, 5:54 PM 53,671 Views 146 Comments

Police also believe there were explicit phone messages exchanged between the teacher and student.

# sex-abuse - Friday 11 April, 2014

NFL star Colin Kaepernick says reports of police probe 'completely wrong'
# Accusations
From The42
# Accusations

NFL star Colin Kaepernick says reports of police probe 'completely wrong'

Apr 11th 2014, 7:43 PM 4,016 Views 2 Comments

It had been reported the 49ers quarterback was being investigated for an alleged sexual assault.

# sex-abuse - 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 7,518 Views 54 Comments

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

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Freddie Starr arrested for fourth time in UK sex abuse probe
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Freddie Starr arrested for fourth time in UK sex abuse probe

Feb 12th 2014, 10:20 PM 15,610 Views 15 Comments

Starr’s lawyer said today that he plans to file a High Court application for judicial review over the conduct of the police and the Crown Prosecution Service.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Column: 'It was done one day without warning' – a terrifying story of genital mutilation
# Violence Against Girls
# Violence Against Girls

Column: 'It was done one day without warning' – a terrifying story of genital mutilation

Feb 6th 2014, 7:00 AM 1,598 Views 61 Comments

Female Genital Mutilation involves partial or total removal of the external female genitalia with the aim of reducing a women’s enjoyment of sex. This abominable practise must be stopped, writes David Dalton.

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

United Nations denounces the Vatican for allowing priests to rape children
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

United Nations denounces the Vatican for allowing priests to rape children

Feb 5th 2014, 11:00 AM 12,185 Views 91 Comments

The UN demanded that the Vatican “immediately remove” all clergy who are known or suspected child abusers.

# sex-abuse - Sunday 2 February, 2014

'If that complaint had been acted on, I wouldn't have been abused at all'
# Blame
# Blame

'If that complaint had been acted on, I wouldn't have been abused at all'

Feb 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 12,343 Views 25 Comments

Earlier this week Louise O’Keeffe won a landmark case against the Irish State, which was found liable for the sexual abuse she suffered as an 8-year-old.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Landmark European judgement finds Irish State liable for sexual abuse
# Vindication
# Vindication

Landmark European judgement finds Irish State liable for sexual abuse

Jan 28th 2014, 10:55 PM 19,624 Views 63 Comments

Louise O’Keeffe, who was abused by her primary school teacher, took the Irish State to the European Court Human Rights after losing in the Irish High and Supreme Courts.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 16 January, 2014

British and Australian residents arrested for using live child sex abuse streams
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

British and Australian residents arrested for using live child sex abuse streams

Jan 16th 2014, 9:25 AM 11,148 Views 39 Comments

Fifteen children between the ages of six and 15 years old were rescued during the international operation.

# sex-abuse - Monday 13 January, 2014

Public inquiry into historical child abuse in NI begins today
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Public inquiry into historical child abuse in NI begins today

Jan 13th 2014, 8:15 AM 3,738 Views 7 Comments

The inquiry will focus on claims of abuse by institutions run by organisations like churches and the state in Northern Ireland.

# sex-abuse - Monday 23 December, 2013

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Column: Have we become numb to the figures on clerical child abuse?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Have we become numb to the figures on clerical child abuse?

Dec 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 572 Views 45 Comments

I am one of the fortunate survivors to have secured a criminal conviction against one of two Spiritan priests who sexually abused me. Last week’s national audits of the Catholic clergy show others are not so lucky, writes campaigner Mark Vincent Healy.