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#Sexual Abuse

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

265 people have come forward as victims of USA Gymnastics doctor
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

265 people have come forward as victims of USA Gymnastics doctor

Jan 31st 2018, 6:34 PM 9,703 Views 0 Comments

Last week, Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for abusing girls.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 25 January, 2018

'My heart is so full': Victims of US Gymnastics doctor react to 175-year sentence
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

'My heart is so full': Victims of US Gymnastics doctor react to 175-year sentence

Jan 25th 2018, 7:45 AM 13,338 Views 16 Comments

Judge Aquilina cast doubt over Larry Nassar’s apology, telling him ” you still think that somehow you are right”.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 4 January, 2018

New national survey to examine sexual harassment in workplace
# Savi Report
# Savi Report

New national survey to examine sexual harassment in workplace

Jan 4th 2018, 9:55 AM 8,153 Views 83 Comments

The last SAVI report, which was commissioned 16 years ago, is to be updated.

Katherine Zappone: 'Students will be asked to challenge ideas of what consent is'
# Consent Classes
# Consent Classes

Katherine Zappone: 'Students will be asked to challenge ideas of what consent is'

Jan 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,164 Views 93 Comments

We need to face up to the reality of sexual abuse, violence and harassment, writes Katherine Zappone.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Former Glee star Mark Salling pleads guilty to child pornography charges
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Former Glee star Mark Salling pleads guilty to child pornography charges

Dec 19th 2017, 7:21 AM 24,323 Views 0 Comments

More than 50,000 images of child sexual abuse were found on the actor’s computer and USB drive.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 15 December, 2017

Man jailed for nine years for 'reprehensible' sexual abuse of partner's two sons
# Court
# Court

Man jailed for nine years for 'reprehensible' sexual abuse of partner's two sons

Dec 15th 2017, 6:00 AM 14,639 Views 0 Comments

The offending came to light after the older victim suspected that the man may be abusing his younger brother also.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Renowned US opera conductor facing allegations he sexually abused teenage boy
# James Levine
# James Levine

Renowned US opera conductor facing allegations he sexually abused teenage boy

Dec 3rd 2017, 11:47 AM 12,305 Views 15 Comments

James Levine won 10 Grammy Awards over the course of his career.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Sexual abuse: 'Did I consent? I was just a little girl, but yes, I let it happen'
# Irish Justice System
# Irish Justice System

Sexual abuse: 'Did I consent? I was just a little girl, but yes, I let it happen'

Nov 26th 2017, 7:30 PM 116,474 Views 43 Comments

This is the story of a woman who did speak up about her abuse. But she wasn’t believed.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 10 November, 2017

Former GAA coach sentenced to seven years for dozens of sexual assaults on boys
# Indecent Assaults
# Indecent Assaults

Former GAA coach sentenced to seven years for dozens of sexual assaults on boys

Nov 10th 2017, 5:02 PM 24,157 Views 33 Comments

Ronan McCormack abused one of the boys at least 60 to 100 times.

Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case
# Warning To Friend
# Warning To Friend

Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case

Nov 10th 2017, 6:30 AM 42,462 Views 0 Comments

The woman said she sent the video to warn a friend about the dangers of leaving her children alone with her boyfriend.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall'
# Tom Humphries
# Tom Humphries

'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall'

Oct 25th 2017, 12:10 AM 17,307 Views 67 Comments

Former sports journalist Tom Humphries has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for grooming and sexually abusing a teenage girl.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences

Oct 24th 2017, 3:00 PM 75,461 Views 198 Comments

The former sports journalist groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Male abuse victims: 'It is easier to believe that men are Harvey Weinsteins'
# Men's Rights
# Men's Rights

Male abuse victims: 'It is easier to believe that men are Harvey Weinsteins'

Oct 17th 2017, 7:00 AM 33,327 Views 164 Comments

Our double standard regarding male and female agency is why men are reluctant to come forward to report any kind of abuse, writes James Behan.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'I could not abandon him': Journalist explains why he wrote reference for Tom Humphries
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

'I could not abandon him': Journalist explains why he wrote reference for Tom Humphries

Oct 8th 2017, 10:24 AM 76,744 Views 0 Comments

Humphries groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Former Glee star pleads guilty to possession of indecent images of children
# Mark Salling
# Mark Salling

Former Glee star pleads guilty to possession of indecent images of children

Oct 5th 2017, 3:30 PM 24,641 Views 29 Comments

Mark Salling faces up to seven years in prison after his guilty plea.

Two in five calls to Dublin Rape Crisis Centre in 2016 related to childhood abuse
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Two in five calls to Dublin Rape Crisis Centre in 2016 related to childhood abuse

Oct 5th 2017, 6:10 AM 5,784 Views 4 Comments

Almost half, or 46% of people who contacted the centre, were abused by someone they knew.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Tom Humphries hears how victim 'blocked out childhood memories' to 'block out all the abuse'
# Grooming
# Grooming

Tom Humphries hears how victim 'blocked out childhood memories' to 'block out all the abuse'

Oct 4th 2017, 6:05 AM 14,621 Views 0 Comments

The former sports journalist will be sentenced in three weeks time after a hearing yesterday.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 11 September, 2017

Abused children being made wait five years before court case over
# Delays
# Delays

Abused children being made wait five years before court case over

Sep 11th 2017, 9:44 AM 6,694 Views 12 Comments

Support charity Cari believes “a five-year time span out of a child’s life is too long”.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Lotto millionaire accused of sexual acts with a child has bail placed at €200,000
# Court
# Court

Lotto millionaire accused of sexual acts with a child has bail placed at €200,000

Aug 10th 2017, 6:04 PM 32,467 Views 0 Comments

A garda told the court the British man’s phone had videos of the sexual activity.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 10 July, 2017

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges
# Court Case
# Court Case

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges

Jul 10th 2017, 7:59 AM 8,089 Views 0 Comments

The former Sydney and Melbourne archbishop has always maintained his innocence.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Woman convicted of making false rape claims against innocent men in London
# Determined Liar
# Determined Liar

Woman convicted of making false rape claims against innocent men in London

Jul 6th 2017, 5:49 PM 29,346 Views 0 Comments

Jemma Beale claimed she had been sexually assaulted by six men and raped by nine.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 26 June, 2017

Almost 1,500 calls were made to a sexual violence centre in Cork last year
# Support Service
# Support Service

Almost 1,500 calls were made to a sexual violence centre in Cork last year

Jun 26th 2017, 4:55 PM 9,224 Views 30 Comments

Nine in 10 victims that availed of the centre’s services were female.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Church of England admits it 'colluded and concealed' sex abuse claims against a bishop
# Historic Failings
# Historic Failings

Church of England admits it 'colluded and concealed' sex abuse claims against a bishop

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:11 PM 10,603 Views 26 Comments

The Archbishop of Canterbury offered an unreserved apology to victims today.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'Once it's online it's very difficult to get back': The dangers of posting sexual images on the net
# Stay Safe
# Stay Safe

'Once it's online it's very difficult to get back': The dangers of posting sexual images on the net

Jun 18th 2017, 8:15 AM 13,177 Views 29 Comments

We spoke to a Detective Superintendent about the issue.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 9 June, 2017

Volunteer accused of abuse was allowed to keep working at disability service for years
# Camphill Kilkenny
# Camphill Kilkenny

Volunteer accused of abuse was allowed to keep working at disability service for years

Jun 9th 2017, 5:12 PM 17,780 Views 8 Comments

Hiqa found that management at Camphill in Kilkenny repeatedly failed to address safeguarding of residents.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Netflix's The Keepers highlights harrowing sexual abuse in a 1960s US Catholic school
# Baltimore
# Baltimore

Netflix's The Keepers highlights harrowing sexual abuse in a 1960s US Catholic school

Jun 4th 2017, 9:30 PM 40,835 Views 71 Comments

The documentary investigates the murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik in 1969.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 2 June, 2017

Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images

Jun 2nd 2017, 1:52 PM 11,613 Views 0 Comments

The man admitted to possessing 2,683 images and 721 movie files in total.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 22 May, 2017

Elite US boarding school acknowledges decades of 'sexual misconduct' by staff
# New Hampshire
# New Hampshire

Elite US boarding school acknowledges decades of 'sexual misconduct' by staff

May 22nd 2017, 10:33 PM 28,511 Views 11 Comments

An investigation into St Paul’s School reviewed 34 current and former staff members.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 19 May, 2017

Rolf Harris freed from prison as he awaits outcome of indecent assault trial
# Historical Abuse
# Historical Abuse

Rolf Harris freed from prison as he awaits outcome of indecent assault trial

May 19th 2017, 1:18 PM 10,948 Views 0 Comments

He will attend the trial at Southwark crown court from next week.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years

May 11th 2017, 3:39 PM 13,626 Views 0 Comments

The first victim was abused around the time of her first holy communion.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 24 April, 2017

Man jailed for five years for orally raping partner's son (7)
# Wexford
# Wexford

Man jailed for five years for orally raping partner's son (7)

Apr 24th 2017, 4:51 PM 36,722 Views 25 Comments

“He went from being a bright child to struggling with school. He has become anxious and nervous.”

# sexual-abuse - Friday 31 March, 2017

Over 100 suspected paedophiles arrested in Spain
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Over 100 suspected paedophiles arrested in Spain

Mar 31st 2017, 8:25 PM 14,600 Views 15 Comments

The victims’ ages ran from a few months to around 14-years-old.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 24 March, 2017

'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension

Mar 24th 2017, 12:14 PM 21,061 Views 43 Comments

The Director General of the HSE was before an Oireachtas committee yesterday to correct the record.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 10 March, 2017

Eye-track tech allows victim give evidence to put away sexual abuser
# Bournemouth
# Bournemouth

Eye-track tech allows victim give evidence to put away sexual abuser

Mar 10th 2017, 4:23 PM 12,475 Views 1 Comment

Tracking his blinking was used to record the testimony of the victim, who suffered from Motor Neurone Disease.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 6 March, 2017

71-year-old jailed for six years for grooming and sexually abusing teenage nephew
# Courts
# Courts

71-year-old jailed for six years for grooming and sexually abusing teenage nephew

Mar 6th 2017, 3:47 PM 15,558 Views 23 Comments

The judge said the sentence would have been considerably higher if it were not for the man’s advanced age.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Allegations of abuse about another child at 'Grace' home reported to gardaí in 1996
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

Allegations of abuse about another child at 'Grace' home reported to gardaí in 1996

Mar 1st 2017, 7:45 AM 11,253 Views 20 Comments

The cases of four other service users were formally identified by An Garda Síochána.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Disabled man who raped his nephew multiple times jailed for seven years
# Cork
# Cork

Disabled man who raped his nephew multiple times jailed for seven years

Feb 28th 2017, 6:10 AM 20,489 Views 24 Comments

The child was aged between seven and nine years at the time of the assaults.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Man charged with possession of first book to be banned in Ireland in nearly two decades
# Obscene
# Obscene

Man charged with possession of first book to be banned in Ireland in nearly two decades

Feb 22nd 2017, 4:25 PM 55,077 Views 0 Comments

He also stands accused of two counts of sexual assault of a boy aged under ten over a decade ago.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 23 January, 2017

Court hears father would leave £50 on his daughter's bedside locker after sexually abusing her
# Offaly
# Offaly

Court hears father would leave £50 on his daughter's bedside locker after sexually abusing her

Jan 23rd 2017, 6:30 PM 34,180 Views 0 Comments

The man apologised in court for not admitting to abusing his daughter when she was aged between 10-12 years old.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 20 January, 2017

'Unspeakable cruelty and vicious abuse' - historical abuse inquiry releases damning report
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Unspeakable cruelty and vicious abuse' - historical abuse inquiry releases damning report

Jan 20th 2017, 4:25 PM 21,551 Views 52 Comments

The greatest number of complaints relate to four Catholic-run homes in the North.