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#Sexual Assault

# sexual-assault - Monday 11 October, 2021

Grooming victim hopes more victims will speak out after attacker’s sentence is increased
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Grooming victim hopes more victims will speak out after attacker’s sentence is increased

Oct 11th 2021, 5:51 PM 21,351 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Smith was told today he would spend three years behind bars for sexual assault and sexual exploitation.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Brighton player released on bail after arrest on suspicion of sexual assault
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Brighton player released on bail after arrest on suspicion of sexual assault

Oct 7th 2021, 3:29 PM 4,802 Views 0 Comments

A woman was allegedly attacked in Sussex city.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Tom Clonan: Dozens have contacted me since Women of Honour with stories of sexual assault and bullying
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Tom Clonan: Dozens have contacted me since Women of Honour with stories of sexual assault and bullying

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 4:00 PM 13,240 Views 14 Comments

The security analyst says the recent documentary has merely scratched the surface of issues for women in the Defence Forces.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Prince Andrew acknowledges court papers over sex assault claims
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Prince Andrew acknowledges court papers over sex assault claims

Sep 28th 2021, 9:39 PM 26,921 Views 0 Comments

He has been accused of sexually assaulting a then 17-year-old girl.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Caroline West: It is vital we stop victim blaming when it comes to sexual assault

Updated Sep 22nd 2021, 7:20 PM 20,403 Views 66 Comments

The consent outreach coordinator says we owe it to victims of sexual assault to address and change our attitudes to these crimes.

# sexual-assault - Friday 17 September, 2021

Prince Andrew may challenge UK ruling on US sex assault case
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Prince Andrew may challenge UK ruling on US sex assault case

Sep 17th 2021, 3:22 PM 18,445 Views 0 Comments

He has been accused of sexually assaulting a then 17-year-old girl.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Prince Andrew’s lawyer says documents will absolve him of liability in sex assault case
# Virginia Giuffre
# Virginia Giuffre

Prince Andrew’s lawyer says documents will absolve him of liability in sex assault case

Sep 14th 2021, 7:16 AM 28,586 Views 0 Comments

Andrew B Brettler claimed the Duke of York’s accuser previously entered into a ‘settlement agreement’ that will nullify the case.

# sexual-assault - Friday 10 September, 2021

Benjamin Mendy to go on trial in January accused of rape and sexual assault
# IN COURT
From The42
# IN COURT

Benjamin Mendy to go on trial in January accused of rape and sexual assault

Sep 10th 2021, 4:38 PM 4,162 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old Manchester City player appeared in the dock at Chester Crown Court along with his co-accused today.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Adult film star Ron Jeremy charged with multiple rapes and assaults
# Los Angeles Court
# Los Angeles Court

Adult film star Ron Jeremy charged with multiple rapes and assaults

Aug 26th 2021, 8:21 AM 102,404 Views 0 Comments

Jeremy has been the subject of criminal allegations within the adult film industry for years.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

Jul 21st 2021, 10:50 PM 13,155 Views 0 Comments

The disgraced Hollywood mogul made his first court appearance in California today.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

'Very few women my age have not been subjected to some form of sexual assault' - Minister
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'Very few women my age have not been subjected to some form of sexual assault' - Minister

Jul 6th 2021, 9:19 PM 39,336 Views 7 Comments

TDs called for action on sexual, domestic and gender-based violence in the Dáil this afternoon.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Almost 1 in 10 sex assault victims to attend for treatment had multiple assailants in 2020
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Almost 1 in 10 sex assault victims to attend for treatment had multiple assailants in 2020

Jun 30th 2021, 9:08 AM 13,983 Views 3 Comments

That is according to the 2020 Sexual Assault Treatment Unit annual report.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Opinion: Justice delayed really is justice denied in rape trials - this is a big issue in Ireland
# Irish Courts
# Irish Courts

Opinion: Justice delayed really is justice denied in rape trials - this is a big issue in Ireland

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 8,678 Views 7 Comments

Dr Susan Leahy says a consistent delay in the legal process is one of the biggest stumbling blocks when it comes to rape trials

# sexual-assault - Monday 14 June, 2021

Retired member of religious order seeks to block his trial on child sex abuse charges
# Co Galway
# Co Galway

Retired member of religious order seeks to block his trial on child sex abuse charges

Jun 14th 2021, 5:28 PM 30,358 Views 0 Comments

The man is facing four charges of sexual assault made against him on dates between 1966 and 1969.

# sexual-assault - Monday 31 May, 2021

Teenage boys found guilty of sexually assaulting their friend (13) in a park
# Courts
# Courts

Teenage boys found guilty of sexually assaulting their friend (13) in a park

May 31st 2021, 9:30 PM 60,237 Views 0 Comments

The defendants were aged 14 at the time of the alleged incident.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 20 May, 2021

A teacher: Early years sex education can reduce aggression in children and improve gender equality
# Column
# Column

A teacher: Early years sex education can reduce aggression in children and improve gender equality

May 20th 2021, 8:25 AM 19,682 Views 40 Comments

Teacher Dearbhla Crosse says the new teachings for Catholic primary schools from the Irish Bishops Conference is not in line with latest research.

# sexual-assault - Friday 14 May, 2021

Ex-RTÉ producer Kieran Creaven pleads guilty to sexually assaulting and exploiting children
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-RTÉ producer Kieran Creaven pleads guilty to sexually assaulting and exploiting children

May 14th 2021, 12:18 PM 25,312 Views 0 Comments

The matter has been adjourned for sentencing on 9 July.

# sexual-assault - Monday 19 April, 2021

Man to be sentenced in May for rape and sexual assault of his friend in her Donegal home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man to be sentenced in May for rape and sexual assault of his friend in her Donegal home

Apr 19th 2021, 9:20 PM 41,297 Views 0 Comments

The 38-year-old man, who had been friends with the woman for seven years, pleaded guilty to orally raping her during a prolonged attack in 2017.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Teenage boy guilty of attacks on girls as they walked to school in London
# Crime
# Crime

Teenage boy guilty of attacks on girls as they walked to school in London

Apr 13th 2021, 2:42 PM 22,527 Views 0 Comments

The boy attacked two teenage girls during his spree and was also linked to other attacks in 2019 and 2020.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'Good men need to speak up': Call for GAA officials to stop giving character references in rape trials
# Kerry
# Kerry

'Good men need to speak up': Call for GAA officials to stop giving character references in rape trials

Apr 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 57,397 Views 0 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee has written to the victim in the Conor Quaid trail but cannot meet her as an appeal has been lodged.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Man accused of raping an asylum seeker at his home put on trial
# Court
# Court

Man accused of raping an asylum seeker at his home put on trial

Apr 6th 2021, 6:40 PM 36,392 Views 0 Comments

The Central Criminal Court has heard evidence through video link from a 36-year-old woman.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Joe Biden says Andrew Cuomo should resign if probe proves allegations
# Harassment Allegations
# Harassment Allegations

Joe Biden says Andrew Cuomo should resign if probe proves allegations

Mar 17th 2021, 8:07 AM 13,651 Views 13 Comments

The president’s language has shifted after he recently declined an opportunity to join other Democrats in calling for Cuomo’s resignation.

# sexual-assault - Monday 15 March, 2021

Australians rally for justice for women as alleged rapes shake government
# Allegations
# Allegations

Australians rally for justice for women as alleged rapes shake government

Mar 15th 2021, 7:02 AM 26,712 Views 1 Comment

The prime minister refused to address the demonstration in Canberra.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough
# Safety
# Safety

Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough

Mar 11th 2021, 9:46 AM 40,773 Views 0 Comments

Our reader shares two terrifying experiences walking home in Dublin and London and asks if we are doing enough to free women from this fear.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Gardaí investigating if school withheld information about alleged sexual assault of student
# Evidence
# Evidence

Gardaí investigating if school withheld information about alleged sexual assault of student

Feb 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 75,317 Views 0 Comments

It is understood that a separate GSOC investigation is also being carried out.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Comedian Sil Fox sues State for alleged breach of human rights over failed sexual assault prosecution
# Veteran Comedian
# Veteran Comedian

Comedian Sil Fox sues State for alleged breach of human rights over failed sexual assault prosecution

Feb 18th 2021, 4:51 PM 35,335 Views 0 Comments

Fox walked free from court last May after being cleared of all charges against him.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Man due in court charged with alleged sexual assault in Dublin
# Coolock
# Coolock

Man due in court charged with alleged sexual assault in Dublin

Feb 11th 2021, 11:48 AM 27,230 Views 0 Comments

The victim was out running when she was attacked.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault in Tolka Valley Park
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault in Tolka Valley Park

Jan 31st 2021, 7:24 AM 45,142 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are “following a definite line of enquiry”.

# sexual-assault - Friday 29 January, 2021

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted passenger who passed out in his car jailed for four years
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted passenger who passed out in his car jailed for four years

Jan 29th 2021, 5:27 PM 32,875 Views 0 Comments

The victim told the court of how she continues to live with the “devastating” impact of what had happened.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Teenager goes on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting girl in Dublin park
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Teenager goes on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting girl in Dublin park

Dec 1st 2020, 5:57 PM 34,435 Views 0 Comments

A 17-year-old boy is accused of raping and sexually assaulting a girl in a south Dublin park last year.

Opinion: 'They are distraught when their images are shared by a former partner'
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

Opinion: 'They are distraught when their images are shared by a former partner'

Dec 1st 2020, 1:00 PM 13,080 Views 2 Comments

Noeline Blackwell of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says the law around image-based sexual abuse is useless as it pre-dates the internet and new legislation can’t come quickly enough.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Man loses claim for unfair dismissal after sacking for sexual assault of colleague at Christmas party is upheld
# WRC
# WRC

Man loses claim for unfair dismissal after sacking for sexual assault of colleague at Christmas party is upheld

Nov 19th 2020, 4:45 PM 52,785 Views 0 Comments

The case was recently heard by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Colleges did not investigate majority of sexual assault and harassment cases reported by students in 2018/19
# Colleges
# Colleges

Colleges did not investigate majority of sexual assault and harassment cases reported by students in 2018/19

Sep 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,099 Views 11 Comments

Minister Simon Harris says colleges have until February to publish their action plans on tackling sexual violence and harassment.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Jailed former MP was ‘sexual predator who told pack of lies’, judge says
# Tories
# Tories

Jailed former MP was ‘sexual predator who told pack of lies’, judge says

Sep 15th 2020, 4:45 PM 35,777 Views 10 Comments

Charlie Elphicke was sentenced after being convicted of three counts of sexual assault on two women.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'We need to make sure it never happens again': Ní Shúilleabháin praised for speaking out over sexual harassment
# Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin
# Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin

'We need to make sure it never happens again': Ní Shúilleabháin praised for speaking out over sexual harassment

Sep 5th 2020, 5:18 PM 85,914 Views 33 Comments

Dr Ní Shúilleabháin described her ordeal in today’s Irish Times.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

'My own experience of domestic and sexual violence changed everything about me'

Aug 20th 2020, 12:26 PM 37,146 Views 39 Comments

Niamh Ní Dhomhnaill has said there is still a lot of stigma when it comes to speaking publicly about domestic and sexual abuse.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr accused of rape
# New York
# New York

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr accused of rape

Aug 19th 2020, 9:13 AM 47,920 Views 0 Comments

The actor has already been charged with groping three women.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Legal counsel for victims in rape cases risks 'upsetting the balance' of trials, says long-awaited report
# Sexual Assault Trials
# Sexual Assault Trials

Legal counsel for victims in rape cases risks 'upsetting the balance' of trials, says long-awaited report

Updated Aug 6th 2020, 8:37 AM 33,111 Views 25 Comments

The review was instituted by the previous minister for justice Charlie Flanagan following the high-profile Belfast rape trial in 2018.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Healthcare assistant jailed for 11 years for raping nursing home resident during lockdown
# Courts
# Courts

Healthcare assistant jailed for 11 years for raping nursing home resident during lockdown

Jul 30th 2020, 3:30 PM 65,848 Views 0 Comments

The family of the woman said they will “never forget how that man single-handedly destroyed our mam’s life”.

# sexual-assault - Monday 27 July, 2020

'We need to cop on': Harris says government is committed to changing sexual assault laws
# Consent
# Consent

'We need to cop on': Harris says government is committed to changing sexual assault laws

Jul 27th 2020, 6:05 AM 18,999 Views 24 Comments

Simon Harris will meet with the National Women’s Council’s advisory committee on ending sexual violence later today.

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