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# sexual offence

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# Crime
More than 2,270 women reported a rape or sexual assault to Gardaí last year
The majority of those who reported sexual assaults were female.
# sexual offence
Sexual consent needs to be legally defined: 'Not doing so isolates and silences victims'
RCNI recommends a definition similar to that adopted in England and Wales be introduced to a new sexual offences Bill.
# Rape
House of Commons Deputy Speaker charged with rape and sexual assault
Nigel Evans MP has been charged with two counts of indecent assault, five counts of sexual assault and one count of rape. The charges related to seven alleged male victims.
# Child Abuse
Man arrested by police investigating Savile scandal
The man in his 60s was arrested in Bedfordshire this morning on suspicion of sexual offences.
# Sex Offenders
TD says new law should give parents access to sex offender details
TD Denis Naughten who published the bill this week said Garda intelligence should be used to protect our children.