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#Violence Against Women

# violence-against-women - Monday 14 February, 2022

One in five young women subjected to relationship abuse, research finds

One in five young women subjected to relationship abuse, research finds

Feb 14th 2022, 8:59 AM 11,434 Views 7 Comments

The number of young men who have experienced relationship abuse was found to be one in 11.

# violence-against-women - Thursday 20 January, 2022

'Shocking' testimony on violence against women by female TDs shows all parties united on issue
# Violence Against Women
# Violence Against Women

'Shocking' testimony on violence against women by female TDs shows all parties united on issue

Jan 20th 2022, 8:35 PM 14,407 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the government must lead on the issue.

# violence-against-women - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

'We need to stand up and be counted': TDs agree on all-party approach to violence against women
# Gender-based Violence
# Gender-based Violence

'We need to stand up and be counted': TDs agree on all-party approach to violence against women

Updated Jan 19th 2022, 5:17 PM 15,747 Views 0 Comments

Tributes were also paid to Ashling Murphy, who was laid to rest in Offaly yesterday

# violence-against-women - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Jane Monckton Smith: This week's tragedy in Tullamore should be Ireland's watershed moment
# Opinion
# Opinion

Jane Monckton Smith: This week's tragedy in Tullamore should be Ireland's watershed moment

Jan 15th 2022, 9:07 AM 22,742 Views 0 Comments

Ireland must address gender-based violence once and for all, Professor Jane Monckton Smith writes.

# violence-against-women - Friday 14 January, 2022

Taoiseach: We need to call out undermining of women and misogyny in Ireland
# Ashling Murphy
# Ashling Murphy

Taoiseach: We need to call out undermining of women and misogyny in Ireland

Jan 14th 2022, 11:41 PM 26,911 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin was speaking on tonight’s Late Late Show.

Áine Kerr: Women deserve to run for exercise without having to face the shadows
# For Ashling
# For Ashling

Áine Kerr: Women deserve to run for exercise without having to face the shadows

Jan 14th 2022, 5:19 PM 49,418 Views 101 Comments

After the murder of Ashling Murphy in Tullamore, the businesswoman and broadcaster describes the endless safety routine female runners have to follow.

# violence-against-women - Thursday 13 January, 2022

'A woman's worst nightmare': A nation in shock and anger after murder of Ashling Murphy
# Violence Against Women
# Violence Against Women

'A woman's worst nightmare': A nation in shock and anger after murder of Ashling Murphy

Jan 13th 2022, 2:36 PM 53,832 Views 12 Comments

The 23-year-old teacher was killed when she was attacked along the canal bank in Tullamore.

# violence-against-women - Saturday 4 December, 2021

Opinion: 'It's like a war has ended and you don’t know who you are anymore'
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

Opinion: 'It's like a war has ended and you don’t know who you are anymore'

Dec 4th 2021, 7:00 PM 20,926 Views 0 Comments

Mia de Faoite documents the horror and abuse that come with prostitution and trafficking and says society must not forget these women.

# violence-against-women - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

UK could ban wolf whistling as part of new laws against street harassment
# Street Harassment
# Street Harassment

UK could ban wolf whistling as part of new laws against street harassment

Jul 21st 2021, 12:47 PM 10,853 Views 52 Comments

The UK Government strategy is set to be announced later today.

# violence-against-women - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Woman set on fire on way to testify against her alleged rapists in India
# Rape
# Rape

Woman set on fire on way to testify against her alleged rapists in India

Dec 5th 2019, 1:54 PM 35,878 Views 44 Comments

It is the latest gruesome case of violence against women in the country.

# violence-against-women - Sunday 25 November, 2018

'A woman often blames herself ': Dispelling myths around domestic abuse
# Violence Against Women
# Violence Against Women

'A woman often blames herself ': Dispelling myths around domestic abuse

Nov 25th 2018, 7:30 AM 9,528 Views 67 Comments

The UN’s international day for the elimination of violence against women starts today.

# violence-against-women - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Full pardon granted to French woman who killed abusive husband
# Jacqueline Sauvage
# Jacqueline Sauvage

Full pardon granted to French woman who killed abusive husband

Dec 28th 2016, 5:27 PM 41,870 Views 31 Comments

The woman in her 60s will walk free from a jail southeast of Paris where she was serving a 10-year sentence for the killing.

# violence-against-women - Friday 9 December, 2016

Campaigners say data collection on domestic violence in Ireland at 'crisis point'
# Not Fit For Purpose
# Not Fit For Purpose

Campaigners say data collection on domestic violence in Ireland at 'crisis point'

Dec 9th 2016, 1:16 PM 7,004 Views 32 Comments

A one-day conference in Dublin is urging agencies to gain a better understanding of violence against women in Ireland.

# violence-against-women - 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 14,958 Views 80 Comments

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

# violence-against-women - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Turkish talent show teenager shot in the head after receiving death threats
# Attempted Murder
# Attempted Murder

Turkish talent show teenager shot in the head after receiving death threats

May 19th 2015, 9:27 AM 32,874 Views 46 Comments

Mutlu Kaya has been singing in the Turkish version of “Britain’s Got Talent”.

# violence-against-women - Saturday 25 April, 2015

How the language we choose can help combat violence against women
# Opinion
# Opinion

How the language we choose can help combat violence against women

Apr 25th 2015, 7:30 PM 6,557 Views 129 Comments

Language matters – none of us are perfect human beings and we all fall prey to our unconscious prejudices that we absorb from our environment.

'I swear it will never happen again' - what he said 5 weeks before he killed her
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'I swear it will never happen again' - what he said 5 weeks before he killed her

Apr 25th 2015, 10:15 AM 43,071 Views 44 Comments

Powerful new book includes extracts from letters, emails and texts from abusive lovers.

# violence-against-women - Friday 3 April, 2015

Graham Dwyer highlights the danger of thinking a 'type' of person commits sexual crimes
# Opinion
# Opinion

Graham Dwyer highlights the danger of thinking a 'type' of person commits sexual crimes

Apr 3rd 2015, 8:00 AM 591 Views 66 Comments

Until we accept that we have inaccurate perceptions about what kind of person perpetrates sexual violence, it will continue.

# violence-against-women - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Why are men more likely to be violent than women?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why are men more likely to be violent than women?

Feb 26th 2015, 1:00 PM 111,682 Views 160 Comments

Worldwide, women aged 15 to 44 are more likely to be killed or maimed because of male violence than because of war, cancer, malaria and traffic accidents combined. Why is this?

# violence-against-women - Monday 8 December, 2014

This city has just banned Uber after claims a driver raped a passenger
# Driven Out
# Driven Out

This city has just banned Uber after claims a driver raped a passenger

Dec 8th 2014, 10:41 AM 15,199 Views 11 Comments

The 26-year-old woman had fallen asleep during the trip home.

# violence-against-women - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

800 Days: 'I thought I knew what anger was, but I had never even touched its surface'
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

800 Days: 'I thought I knew what anger was, but I had never even touched its surface'

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:20 PM 1,916 Views 28 Comments

Jill was three months younger than me: her life should have been lived parallel to mine. Now the landmarks of my life seem tainted – any happiness is edged with sadness and guilt.

# violence-against-women - Friday 28 November, 2014

Opinion: Young Travellers experiencing domestic violence can feel extremely isolated
# 16 Days Of Action
# 16 Days Of Action

Opinion: Young Travellers experiencing domestic violence can feel extremely isolated

Nov 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 1,169 Views 45 Comments

Relationships between minorities and the police can involve fear and mistrust – creating additional obstacles for women seeking to leave a violent situation.

# violence-against-women - Thursday 27 November, 2014

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders
# Milestone
# Milestone

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders

Nov 27th 2014, 5:50 PM 9,353 Views 42 Comments

There has been a wide welcome for new offences against child grooming and buying sex.

# violence-against-women - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

This TD wants a 'sick and abusive' pick-up artist banned from Ireland
# You're Not Getting In
# You're Not Getting In

This TD wants a 'sick and abusive' pick-up artist banned from Ireland

Nov 25th 2014, 2:55 PM 21,346 Views 63 Comments

Billy Kelleher vs Julien Blanc.

# violence-against-women - Friday 5 September, 2014

Around 120 million girls worldwide have been sexually assaulted
# A History Of Violence
# A History Of Violence

Around 120 million girls worldwide have been sexually assaulted

Sep 5th 2014, 9:40 AM 7,700 Views 32 Comments

Shockingly, nearly 95,000 children were killed in one year alone.

# violence-against-women - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Third suspect arrested in India gang rape and murder case
# India
# India

Third suspect arrested in India gang rape and murder case

May 31st 2014, 3:19 PM 9,517 Views 28 Comments

Two teenage cousins were gang raped and hanged from a tree in northern India .

# violence-against-women - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Domestic violence is just that – violence. Why not treat it that way?
# Abuse
# Abuse

Aaron McKenna: Domestic violence is just that – violence. Why not treat it that way?

May 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 86 Views 39 Comments

In Ireland, as with most social issues, we treat the matter of domestic violence as a pariah topic that occasionally gets an airing. It’s just not good enough.

# violence-against-women - Friday 18 April, 2014

Not just monsters and Adrian Bayleys: Tom Meagher on normal men's violence against women
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Not just monsters and Adrian Bayleys: Tom Meagher on normal men's violence against women

Apr 18th 2014, 9:54 PM 37,107 Views 61 Comments

Jill Meagher was murdered in 2012 – now her husband has written a searingly honest and powerful blogpost about violence against women.

# violence-against-women - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?

Mar 6th 2014, 9:35 AM 16,949 Views 94 Comments

The bookmaker is offering bets on the outcome of the murder trial. Is this a step too far?

# violence-against-women - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Poll: Would you feel safer if ‘safe havens’ existed in your area?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you feel safer if ‘safe havens’ existed in your area?

Aug 7th 2013, 9:49 AM 13,233 Views 108 Comments

What do you think?

# violence-against-women - Friday 24 May, 2013

Victims of stalking and domestic violence to get EU-wide protection
# Stalking
# Stalking

Victims of stalking and domestic violence to get EU-wide protection

May 24th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,143 Views 23 Comments

The new law will see restraining orders obtained in your home country having the same standing in law across all EU states.

# violence-against-women - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women
# India
# India

Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women

Jan 24th 2013, 10:36 AM 7,981 Views 39 Comments

A far-right political party is distributing thousands of knives to women in a western Indian state to help them protect themselves, in the wake of a fatal gang-rape which horrified the country.

# violence-against-women - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Delhi gang-rape suspects to be charged in court
# India
# India

Delhi gang-rape suspects to be charged in court

Jan 3rd 2013, 7:48 AM 4,521 Views 17 Comments

Five men will stand accused of the kidnapping, rape and murder of a young female student, who died at the weekend from the horrific injuries inflicted on her during an ordeal.

# violence-against-women - Friday 28 December, 2012

Indian gang-rape victim dies
# RIP
# RIP

Indian gang-rape victim dies

Dec 28th 2012, 10:38 PM 25,843 Views 99 Comments

The 23-year-old died of severe organ failure in a Singapore hospital where she had been airlifted yesterday.

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’

Dec 28th 2012, 9:15 PM 18,185 Views 33 Comments

A campaign dedicated to eliminating the degrading treatment of women in advertising wrote to the Taoiseach in 1982 to highlight the ‘continual humiliation’ of women in the media.

# violence-against-women - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Feature: Hell hath no fury like a man scorned
# Violence
# Violence

Feature: Hell hath no fury like a man scorned

Dec 15th 2012, 8:30 AM 16,418 Views 12 Comments

Journalist Colm Ó Broin investigates the statistics of murder of Irish women by those closest to them – and the patterns of abuse that can lead to such tragedy.

# violence-against-women - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Pakistan to decide if girl, 14, needs treatment abroad after being shot in head
# Taliban
# Taliban

Pakistan to decide if girl, 14, needs treatment abroad after being shot in head

Oct 10th 2012, 9:40 AM 9,072 Views 46 Comments

Malala Yousafzai began writing a blog at age 11 to describe life as a girl under the Taliban. Her condition is described as serious.

# violence-against-women - Monday 12 March, 2012

Could wolf-whistling be outlawed in Ireland?
# Sexual Harrassment
# Sexual Harrassment

Could wolf-whistling be outlawed in Ireland?

Mar 12th 2012, 11:22 AM 3,409 Views 38 Comments

It was suggested last week that wolf-whistling could be banned in the UK – but it appears that the controversy emerged from a Council of Europe convention on violence against women. Ireland is currently studying its recommendations.

# violence-against-women - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Column: ‘Sometimes he is all right. Sometimes he is nice to me’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘Sometimes he is all right. Sometimes he is nice to me’

Sep 1st 2011, 7:50 AM 239 Views 15 Comments

The true story of a victim of domestic violence, by Ian Poulton.

# violence-against-women - Friday 26 November, 2010

Protection demanded for women abused by men living elsewhere
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Protection demanded for women abused by men living elsewhere

Nov 26th 2010, 12:48 PM 339 Views 0 Comments

Women’s Aid asks for legal protection for women who date, but don’t live with, abusive men as part of global ceremonies.