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#Sexual Abuse

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Young sexual offenders move from downloading images to sexually harming children
# One In Four
# One In Four

Young sexual offenders move from downloading images to sexually harming children

Oct 1st 2014, 7:33 AM 12,282 Views 8 Comments

There has been a “marked rise” in the number of 18 to 25 year olds looking for treatment.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

'Failed time and time again': 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

'Failed time and time again': 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids

Sep 30th 2014, 6:00 AM 4,080 Views 1 Comment

Research launched today by Simon found 92% of these women experienced high levels of violences at some stage in their lives.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 29 September, 2014

Inquiry hears 1 in 5 boys at Co Down children's home say they were abused
# Rubane House
# Rubane House

Inquiry hears 1 in 5 boys at Co Down children's home say they were abused

Sep 29th 2014, 10:15 PM 7,592 Views 20 Comments

It also heard that paedophile priest, Father Brendan Smyth, was among the offenders.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Hundreds who called women's helpline had suffered over 21 years of abuse
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Hundreds who called women's helpline had suffered over 21 years of abuse

Sep 24th 2014, 6:17 PM 7,120 Views 20 Comments

Women’s Aid said abuse included severe beatings, threats to kill children, stalking, and rape.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 29 August, 2014

Opinion: It's a false economy to cut back funding to rape crisis centres
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

Opinion: It's a false economy to cut back funding to rape crisis centres

Aug 29th 2014, 1:00 PM 19 Views 56 Comments

We need to gain a true picture of the prevalence most heinous crimes in our society in order to inform national policy.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Opinion: Why are so many victims of child sexual abuse reluctant to report it?
# Trauma
# Trauma

Opinion: Why are so many victims of child sexual abuse reluctant to report it?

Aug 24th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,206 Views 26 Comments

Lenient sentencing in sexual assault cases has negative consequences – not just for individuals, but for all victims.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 3 August, 2014

The State isn't talking to abuse victims - Louise O'Keeffe
# Slow Response
# Slow Response

The State isn't talking to abuse victims - Louise O'Keeffe

Aug 3rd 2014, 1:58 PM 6,262 Views 21 Comments

She’s now written to he Taoiseach and to Minister for Education to requesting a meeting.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Man charged with rape of two young girls, after extradition from US
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Man charged with rape of two young girls, after extradition from US

Jul 23rd 2014, 2:00 PM 21,416 Views 0 Comments

The British national was refused bail, after appearing before the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this afternoon.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Opinion: I became the first male survivor of Irish clerical sexual abuse to meet Pope Francis
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Opinion: I became the first male survivor of Irish clerical sexual abuse to meet Pope Francis

Jul 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 851 Views 17 Comments

It was such an important and historic moment for Irish survivors, where the Pope was left in no doubt about the human and spiritual cost that clerical child sexual abuse causes.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

458 children rescued from Mexican home over sexual abuse
# Filthy Conditions
# Filthy Conditions

458 children rescued from Mexican home over sexual abuse

Jul 16th 2014, 9:37 AM 9,167 Views 9 Comments

They were held against their will and made to beg, while living in filthy conditions.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 27 June, 2014

"His eyes were cold and dead": Savile abuse in the victims' words
# Innocence Lost
# Innocence Lost

"His eyes were cold and dead": Savile abuse in the victims' words

Jun 27th 2014, 6:30 AM 14,853 Views 33 Comments

An investigation found shocking instances of abuse and humiliation at the hands of Savile in UK hospitals.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 26 June, 2014

"Oh, that's Jimmy, that's just his way" - how staff at hospitals enabled Savile and refused to believe his victims
# Savile Report
# Savile Report

"Oh, that's Jimmy, that's just his way" - how staff at hospitals enabled Savile and refused to believe his victims

Jun 26th 2014, 11:49 AM 16,112 Views 55 Comments

One victim told her a nurse shrugged her shoulders and walked away after being told that Savile had molested a patient.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 6 June, 2014

Gary Glitter to be charged with child sex offences
# Gary Glitter
# Gary Glitter

Gary Glitter to be charged with child sex offences

Jun 6th 2014, 9:05 AM 11,448 Views 0 Comments

Glitter is to be charged over alleged assaults on two girls aged 12 to 14 between 1977 and 1980.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 19 May, 2014

Two rape crisis centres are to close temporarily as cuts take hold
# Crisis Funding
# Crisis Funding

Two rape crisis centres are to close temporarily as cuts take hold

May 19th 2014, 10:57 PM 14,359 Views 50 Comments

The services in Clare and Tipperary will be closed for at least a month because of a €120,000 shortfall.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 12 May, 2014

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 5,184 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.

# sexual-abuse - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Police investigate new sexual abuse allegations against Max Clifford
# UK
# UK

Police investigate new sexual abuse allegations against Max Clifford

May 3rd 2014, 1:15 PM 14,343 Views 20 Comments

Clifford was sentenced to eight years of prison yesterday after being found guilty of indecent assault.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 2 May, 2014

Over 160 new allegations of clerical sex abuse in last year
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Over 160 new allegations of clerical sex abuse in last year

May 2nd 2014, 9:09 AM 7,481 Views 31 Comments

Most of these allegations related to abuse in the 60s, 70s and 80s.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

44 school abuse claims to be reviewed following O'Keeffe judgement
# School Abuse
# School Abuse

44 school abuse claims to be reviewed following O'Keeffe judgement

Feb 4th 2014, 9:50 PM 6,290 Views 3 Comments

Minister Ruairí Quinn said today that other relevant cases would also be reviewed.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Dylan Farrow describes alleged sexual abuse by Woody Allen
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

Dylan Farrow describes alleged sexual abuse by Woody Allen

Feb 2nd 2014, 2:30 PM 27,606 Views 99 Comments

The adoptive daughter of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow has written publicly about the abuse allegations for the first time.

# sexual-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 3,732 Views 7 Comments

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

# sexual-abuse - Monday 23 December, 2013

# sexual-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 540 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.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Pope Francis forms commission to advise on sex abuse
# Vatican
# Vatican

Pope Francis forms commission to advise on sex abuse

Dec 5th 2013, 3:58 PM 6,358 Views 71 Comments

They are tasked with looking at how to protect children from paedophiles, how to better screen men for the priesthood and how to help victims.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Micheál Martin: Republican movement ‘failed’ to protect some sex abuse victims
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

Micheál Martin: Republican movement ‘failed’ to protect some sex abuse victims

Nov 27th 2013, 5:53 PM 9,922 Views 0 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader alleges that in a number of cases, the Republican movement did not alert authorities – instead, they decided to deal with the reports internally. Sinn Féin has criticised the remarks.

# sexual-abuse - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Woman in Belfast sexually assaulted by 3 men
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman in Belfast sexually assaulted by 3 men

Nov 17th 2013, 6:30 PM 16,425 Views 23 Comments

The 51-year-old woman was taken to hospital for treatment.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Irish priest found guilty of child sexual abuse in Australia
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Irish priest found guilty of child sexual abuse in Australia

Nov 5th 2013, 9:57 AM 8,446 Views 29 Comments

A jury found Finian Egan guilty of the rape and indecent assault of three girls over the course of almost three decades.

Pilot scheme trains airline and airport crew to better spot human trafficking
# Sexual Exploitation
# Sexual Exploitation

Pilot scheme trains airline and airport crew to better spot human trafficking

Nov 5th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,666 Views 12 Comments

Developed by the Immigrant Council of Ireland, it’s hoped the project will be rolled out throughout Europe.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Autopsy due after BBC chauffeur accused of child sexual abuse found dead
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Autopsy due after BBC chauffeur accused of child sexual abuse found dead

Oct 29th 2013, 9:51 AM 17,698 Views 64 Comments

David Smith was found dead in his home after he failed to turn up to court in London on Monday.

# sexual-abuse - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Appeal for information about attempted murder and sexual assault of a young girl
# Newry
# Newry

Appeal for information about attempted murder and sexual assault of a young girl

Oct 17th 2013, 2:44 PM 16,276 Views 22 Comments

The attack took place in 1994 in Newry.

# sexual-abuse - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Surrey Police transcript shows Jimmy Savile denied abusing young girls
# Interview
# Interview

Surrey Police transcript shows Jimmy Savile denied abusing young girls

Oct 16th 2013, 7:58 AM 6,446 Views 25 Comments

Transcript of 2009 interview revelas that the BBC presenter brushed off and dismissed allegations made against him.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 11 October, 2013

240 teenagers treated for sexually abusing others since 1992
# Abuse
# Abuse

240 teenagers treated for sexually abusing others since 1992

Oct 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 7,177 Views 22 Comments

The Dublin based agency, NIAP, says that 5 per cent of adolescents they treat are young girls.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Litany of failures in how HSE dealt with child's abuse allegations
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Litany of failures in how HSE dealt with child's abuse allegations

Oct 1st 2013, 11:41 AM 6,919 Views 25 Comments

The Ombudsman for Children upheld a complaint from the family and found that the HSE’s actions had negatively affected the young girl.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 16 September, 2013

Historic child sex abuse inquiry opens in Australia
# Australia
# Australia

Historic child sex abuse inquiry opens in Australia

Sep 16th 2013, 7:16 AM 7,709 Views 21 Comments

An inquiry into church and institutional child abuse began public hearings today with warnings that widespread and “shocking” allegations will be heard.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

One in five women experience unwanted sexual conduct, but just 3 per cent report it
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

One in five women experience unwanted sexual conduct, but just 3 per cent report it

Sep 10th 2013, 7:30 AM 7,147 Views 63 Comments

LGBT students are more likely to have been victims of unwanted sexual experiences, a new study has found.

# sexual-abuse - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Seven cases of sexual abuse reported in direct provision hostels in 2012
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Seven cases of sexual abuse reported in direct provision hostels in 2012

Aug 6th 2013, 9:14 AM 11,285 Views 37 Comments

The average time spent in direct provision hostels has increased, but the numbers in the centres has declined.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 19 July, 2013

Son of abuser Jerry Sandusky seeks to have name changed
# Penn State
# Penn State

Son of abuser Jerry Sandusky seeks to have name changed

Jul 19th 2013, 7:05 AM 9,268 Views 14 Comments

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of child sex abuse last year.

# sexual-abuse - Monday 1 July, 2013

Trial begins for Austrian priest accused of assaulting 24 boys
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Trial begins for Austrian priest accused of assaulting 24 boys

Jul 1st 2013, 10:03 PM 7,776 Views 0 Comments

The former headmaster of a monastery boarding school allegedly assaulted the pupils between 1973 and 1993 at the school and foreign trips.

# sexual-abuse - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Two girls die as wave of child rapes hits province in DRC
# Atrocity
# Atrocity

Two girls die as wave of child rapes hits province in DRC

Jun 15th 2013, 5:00 PM 26,261 Views 57 Comments

Doctor in Democratic Republic of Congo speaks of the horror of flood of children coming to hospital in critical state.

# sexual-abuse - Friday 14 June, 2013

Over 3,000 domestic abuse victims helped by support commission last year
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Over 3,000 domestic abuse victims helped by support commission last year

Jun 14th 2013, 5:25 PM 2,945 Views 6 Comments

The Commission for the Support of Victims of Crime helped more than 15,000 people last year.