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# sexual-violence - Friday 20 May, 2022

Irish Prison Service to launch major review of how psychologists deal with sex offenders
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

Irish Prison Service to launch major review of how psychologists deal with sex offenders

May 20th 2022, 12:05 AM 30,316 Views 14 Comments

The Irish Prison Service has said that the work of its psychologists would be expanded to deal with people serving sentences for sexual violence.

# sexual-violence - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Minister to explore offering sex crime victims photo of offender on jail release
# Justice Committee
# Justice Committee

Minister to explore offering sex crime victims photo of offender on jail release

Apr 27th 2022, 6:47 AM 17,083 Views 19 Comments

Helen McEntee made her comments at the Justice Committee.

# sexual-violence - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Evidence of rape by Russian soldiers in Ukraine mounts as ICC investigates war crimes
# Crimes Against Humanity
# Crimes Against Humanity

Evidence of rape by Russian soldiers in Ukraine mounts as ICC investigates war crimes

Updated Apr 14th 2022, 6:44 AM 29,306 Views 22 Comments
  • Evidence of rape by Russian soldiers is mounting in Ukraine, Lauren Boland reports.
  • A growing number of women have shared testimony of being sexually assaulted during the war.
  • The International Criminal Court is investigating suspected war crimes.

# sexual-violence - Monday 28 March, 2022

Investigative platform Noteworthy wins prestigious Mary Raftery Prize
# Award Winning
# Award Winning

Investigative platform Noteworthy wins prestigious Mary Raftery Prize

Mar 28th 2022, 6:55 PM 6,125 Views 2 Comments

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

# sexual-violence - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

New tool allows higher education students to anonymously report sexual harassment and violence
# Speak Out
# Speak Out

New tool allows higher education students to anonymously report sexual harassment and violence

Oct 19th 2021, 6:15 AM 6,344 Views 4 Comments

The Speak Out tool will be launched across 18 universities this academic year.

# sexual-violence - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Protests following alleged rape and murder of nine-year-old girl in Indian capital
# India
# India

Protests following alleged rape and murder of nine-year-old girl in Indian capital

Aug 5th 2021, 2:22 PM 23,348 Views 8 Comments

The nine-year-old girl was allegedly killed in a crematorium in south-west New Delhi – four men have been arrested.

# sexual-violence - Monday 26 April, 2021

Victims and offenders in 20% of sexual violence cases aged under 18 - CSO
# Crime Figures
# Crime Figures

Victims and offenders in 20% of sexual violence cases aged under 18 - CSO

Apr 26th 2021, 2:15 PM 4,971 Views 0 Comments

Almost all offenders in cases of sexual violence reported in 2019 were men, Central Statistics Office data showed.

# sexual-violence - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

'It felt safe': Why do people turn to social media to share their experiences of sexual assault?
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

'It felt safe': Why do people turn to social media to share their experiences of sexual assault?

Apr 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 11,474 Views 0 Comments

Post-MeToo, more people are disclosing their sexual violence experiences online – but what issues might this bring up for them and society at large?

# sexual-violence - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

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 13,176 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-violence - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Judges, lawyers, and gardaí to get specialist training to better support victims of sexual violence
# Court
# Court

Judges, lawyers, and gardaí to get specialist training to better support victims of sexual violence

Oct 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,648 Views 1 Comment

A review into the legal protections offered to complainants in sexual assault cases was carried out following the high-profile Belfast rape trial in 2018.

# sexual-violence - Sunday 13 September, 2020

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 16,152 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.

# sexual-violence - Saturday 12 September, 2020

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 16,315 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.

# sexual-violence - Monday 22 June, 2020

3 in 10 female third-level students have experienced non-consensual penetration, survey finds
# Students
# Students

3 in 10 female third-level students have experienced non-consensual penetration, survey finds

Jun 22nd 2020, 6:30 AM 49,183 Views 62 Comments

That’s according to a new national survey published by NUI Galway’s Active Consent Programme.

# sexual-violence - Friday 15 May, 2020

Children suspected in 1 out of every 5 cases of criminal sexual violence
# Violent Crime
# Violent Crime

Children suspected in 1 out of every 5 cases of criminal sexual violence

May 15th 2020, 2:17 PM 13,377 Views 7 Comments

New figures on serious crime published today by the Central Statistics Office.

# sexual-violence - Thursday 7 November, 2019

'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'
# Lavinia Kerwick
# Lavinia Kerwick

'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'

Nov 7th 2019, 3:36 PM 35,724 Views 42 Comments

Lavinia Kerwick, the first rape survivor in Ireland to waive her anonymity, has called for more supports to be made available to fellow survivors.

# sexual-violence - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'He did not do one day': Six in 10 domestic violence offenders get suspended sentence
# Women's Aid
# Women's Aid

'He did not do one day': Six in 10 domestic violence offenders get suspended sentence

Sep 26th 2019, 8:15 AM 17,027 Views 33 Comments

The vast majority of victims are women and over half are abused in their own home.

# sexual-violence - Friday 26 April, 2019

Domestic and sexual violence groups to get €1.5 million more in funding
# Funding
# Funding

Domestic and sexual violence groups to get €1.5 million more in funding

Apr 26th 2019, 6:20 AM 6,532 Views 8 Comments

The total amount of funding for 2019 has increased to €23.8 million.

# sexual-violence - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Opinion: 'I'm not a victim, I am a survivor ... I don’t flinch when someone touches me'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'I'm not a victim, I am a survivor ... I don’t flinch when someone touches me'

Apr 16th 2019, 7:00 AM 30,108 Views 15 Comments

Aicha Dounia was abused by her biological father from the age of four but she refuses to live a life ‘consumed by hatred’.

# sexual-violence - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Our systems are not working to prevent child sexual violence, even after it is reported
# Opinion
# Opinion

Our systems are not working to prevent child sexual violence, even after it is reported

Apr 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 10,188 Views 12 Comments

Of all reported cases of child sexual violence only 2% end in a conviction. Children whose disclosures don’t result in a criminal conviction still need protection, writes Dr Clíona Saidléar.

# sexual-violence - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

CSO to carry out new national survey on sexual violence ... says it may take five years
# CSO
# CSO

CSO to carry out new national survey on sexual violence ... says it may take five years

Nov 20th 2018, 6:27 PM 4,950 Views 4 Comments

It’s been 16 years since the Savi – Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland – report, was published.

# sexual-violence - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Lynn Ruane on sexual assault: 'I carried a shame that wasn’t mine for years before I told anyone'
# New Savi Report
# New Savi Report

Lynn Ruane on sexual assault: 'I carried a shame that wasn’t mine for years before I told anyone'

Oct 7th 2018, 8:00 PM 32,849 Views 11 Comments

It’s been 16 years since the Savi – Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland – report, and it’s high time Ireland has another one, writes Lynn Ruane.

# sexual-violence - Friday 5 October, 2018

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018
# Not Trump
# Not Trump

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018

Oct 5th 2018, 10:20 AM 16,961 Views 18 Comments

The Congolese doctor and Iraqi human rights activist have been honored with the world-renowned humanitarian prize this morning.

# sexual-violence - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Lily Allen's account of sexual assault reveals we still have a long way to go to tackle how rape is reported
# Me Too
From The Daily Edge
# Me Too

Lily Allen's account of sexual assault reveals we still have a long way to go to tackle how rape is reported

Sep 18th 2018, 5:46 PM 5,656 Views 0 Comments

Lily Allen was able to run away to stop her sexual assault becoming rape, but some women can’t.

# sexual-violence - Thursday 5 April, 2018

'My first thought when I was raped was whether or not I was pregnant - that shouldn't be the case'
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

'My first thought when I was raped was whether or not I was pregnant - that shouldn't be the case'

Apr 5th 2018, 2:42 PM 58,103 Views 241 Comments

The Together For Yes campaign launched a position paper on the proposed legislation.

# sexual-violence - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

When consent is contested, both sides are fighting for a 'win'
# Opinion
# Opinion

When consent is contested, both sides are fighting for a 'win'

Mar 28th 2018, 3:26 PM 122,895 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, while accepting the verdict of the Belfast jury, is concerned about how all parties are treated in such cases and how it can deter reporting sexual violence.

# sexual-violence - 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 8,166 Views 83 Comments

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

# sexual-violence - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Taoiseach asks ministers to examine if Irish statistics on sexual violence need updating
# Savi Report
# Savi Report

Taoiseach asks ministers to examine if Irish statistics on sexual violence need updating

Oct 26th 2017, 6:45 AM 5,304 Views 14 Comments

There have been calls for the SAVI report, commissioned 15 years ago, to be updated.

# sexual-violence - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'I don’t trust anyone any more, they all failed me' - The sexual victims of Bosnia's war
# Bosnian War
# Bosnian War

'I don’t trust anyone any more, they all failed me' - The sexual victims of Bosnia's war

Sep 12th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,399 Views 13 Comments

Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty International Ireland says the report shows that the women are being forgotten.

# sexual-violence - 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 9,242 Views 30 Comments

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

# sexual-violence - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge
# Longford
# Longford

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge

Dec 21st 2016, 8:07 PM 8,964 Views 0 Comments

The man allegedly beat and threatened the mother of his children throughout their five-year relationship.

# sexual-violence - Monday 19 December, 2016

'Our culture blames victims as young as 12': New report on sexual violence in Ireland launched
# Rape Crisis Network
# Rape Crisis Network

'Our culture blames victims as young as 12': New report on sexual violence in Ireland launched

Dec 19th 2016, 1:26 PM 10,146 Views 38 Comments

At the launch of its annual report, the RCNI spoke about consent, abortion and how we judge teenage victims.

# sexual-violence - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor': MP gives powerful speech about being raped at 14
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

'I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor': MP gives powerful speech about being raped at 14

Dec 8th 2016, 9:57 PM 19,663 Views 15 Comments

A number of MPs were moved to tears when Michelle Thomson recalled the ordeal.

# sexual-violence - Thursday 20 October, 2016

"If you touch one of us, we all react" - Women react to brutal rape and slaying of teenager
# South America
# South America

"If you touch one of us, we all react" - Women react to brutal rape and slaying of teenager

Oct 20th 2016, 9:01 AM 20,659 Views 48 Comments

Student Lucia Perez was allegedly raped and impaled on a spike by drug dealers.

# sexual-violence - Monday 7 March, 2016

Man pleads guilty to raping a mother and daughter
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Man pleads guilty to raping a mother and daughter

Mar 7th 2016, 6:16 PM 46,304 Views 0 Comments

The 47-year-old man was on bail for previously kidnapping the daughter.

# sexual-violence - Monday 15 February, 2016

Students' Union not happy with university top brass after probe dismisses 'UCD 200' claims
# Revenge Porn
# Revenge Porn

Students' Union not happy with university top brass after probe dismisses 'UCD 200' claims

Feb 15th 2016, 10:19 AM 20,585 Views 74 Comments

UCDSU says management have treated the allegations as ‘public relations’ matter.

# sexual-violence - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Plan to combat domestic violence will 'make Ireland a safer place for women and men'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Plan to combat domestic violence will 'make Ireland a safer place for women and men'

Jan 20th 2016, 6:00 PM 14,345 Views 38 Comments

There’ll be extra training for gardaí and a nationwide awareness campaign.

# sexual-violence - Thursday 3 December, 2015

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'
# Women And War
# Women And War

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:00 AM 18,048 Views 26 Comments

A new report identifies that women and girls with disabilities are “a particularly at risk group for sexual violence” during humanitarian crises.

# sexual-violence - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

To my attacker: 'I want you to see I'm not defeated'
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

To my attacker: 'I want you to see I'm not defeated'

Sep 16th 2015, 12:01 PM 13,557 Views 14 Comments

There are calls for victims to be able to meet offenders in the aftermath of sexual crimes.

# sexual-violence - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison
# Column
# Column

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison

Jul 15th 2015, 6:00 PM 15,048 Views 79 Comments

Yesterday Magnus Meyer Hustveit walked free from court after admitting that he had repeatedly raped his former girlfriend when she was unconscious.

# sexual-violence - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

There were 25 calls seeking help after a rape every day last year
# Counselling
# Counselling

There were 25 calls seeking help after a rape every day last year

Jun 17th 2015, 7:34 AM 6,494 Views 4 Comments

Over 9,000 contacts were received in 2014.

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