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# sexual-crimes - This year 2022

Investigative platform Noteworthy wins prestigious Mary Raftery Prize
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# Award Winning

Investigative platform Noteworthy wins prestigious Mary Raftery Prize

Mar 28th 2022, 6:55 PM 6,167 Views 2 Comments

Reporter Peter McGuire won for his investigation that found sexual violence victims were fighting roadblocks to justice.

# sexual-crimes - All time

Speak or Survive: Does Ireland write off survivors of sexual violence?
# Road To Reform
# Road To Reform

Speak or Survive: Does Ireland write off survivors of sexual violence?

Sep 13th 2020, 9:30 AM 16,210 Views 18 Comments

Part two of Noteworthy series on victims of sexual crimes who speak out focuses on the poor mental health supports and outcomes for survivors.

Speak or Survive: Sexual violence victims still fighting roadblocks to justice
# Road To Reform
# Road To Reform

Speak or Survive: Sexual violence victims still fighting roadblocks to justice

Sep 12th 2020, 9:30 AM 16,480 Views 9 Comments

Survivors of sexual crimes tell Noteworthy investigation what needs to change to give victims a chance to find a voice, justice – and peace.

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet
# Sexual Crimes
# Sexual Crimes

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet

Jul 24th 2018, 8:13 PM 17,870 Views 54 Comments

Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.

Brutal gang rape and murder of eight-year-old girl in India triggers nationwide outrage
# Abducted
# Abducted

Brutal gang rape and murder of eight-year-old girl in India triggers nationwide outrage

Apr 13th 2018, 10:19 AM 53,131 Views 56 Comments

She was abducted and forced to take sedatives while held captive in a shed and Hindu temple.

Four new HSE coordinators to deal with potential abuse cases
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Four new HSE coordinators to deal with potential abuse cases

Oct 9th 2013, 11:12 AM 3,690 Views 14 Comments

Children’s Minister Frances Fitzgerald has announced the appointment of the new HSE staff members following the publication of a major report on abuse by the RCNI.

Column: 'It is a crime to be born a woman in India'
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# Column

Column: 'It is a crime to be born a woman in India'

Sep 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 816 Views 62 Comments

Shame is a powerful concept, used to control and modify behaviour the world over – and it has been used to perpetuate gender imbalances in countries like India, writes Christie Louise Tucker.

Second suspect arrested over Indian girl's rape
# India
# India

Second suspect arrested over Indian girl's rape

Apr 22nd 2013, 9:05 AM 8,977 Views 26 Comments

Police in New Dehli have arrested a second suspect in their investigation into the abduction and rape of a five-year-old girl in the city last week.

Victims of sexual crimes wait average of three years for attacker's sentencing
# Legal Process
# Legal Process

Victims of sexual crimes wait average of three years for attacker's sentencing

Dec 20th 2012, 2:30 PM 3,057 Views 9 Comments

A Rape Crisis Network Ireland guide for survivors of sexual violence says it takes an average of 33 months to reach sentencing stage.