# domestic-violence - Friday 12 December, 2014
Figures from Dublin District Court also show that over 1,000 guardian applications came from grandparents.
# domestic-violence - Friday 28 November, 2014
Relationships between minorities and the police can involve fear and mistrust – creating additional obstacles for women seeking to leave a violent situation.
# domestic-violence - Tuesday 25 November, 2014
Tom Meagher was in Dublin today for the launch of White Ribbon Day, calling on Irish men to re-examine their attitude to violence against women.
# domestic-violence - Thursday 20 November, 2014
Campaigners from Women’s Aid have put dozens of shoes on display outside the Dáil today.
# domestic-violence - Wednesday 19 November, 2014
A new report from domestic abuse service ‘Amen’ has shown an increase in reported incidents.
# domestic-violence - Saturday 15 November, 2014
A Swedish social experiment showed all but one person ignoring it. Would you?
# domestic-violence - Wednesday 12 November, 2014
Bailey is suing the State for wrongful arrest.
‘Respond’ will meet with the Government’s Tusla agency next week.
# domestic-violence - Tuesday 11 November, 2014
The lyrics were included in a newly released freestyle.
# domestic-violence - Monday 10 November, 2014
The Taoiseach gave a moving speech on the issue of domestic violence at the launch of a refuge today.
# domestic-violence - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
Services across Ireland answered 46,137 helpline calls in 2013 — or 126 calls each day.
# domestic-violence - Thursday 16 October, 2014
Today’s report by the Oireachtas Justice Committee on Sexual and Domestic Violence suggests changes to the way prostitution is legislated for.
The Oireachtas Justice Committee thinks so.
# domestic-violence - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
Management have refuted claims they are unwilling to engage in talks.
# domestic-violence - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
Research launched today by Simon found 92% of these women experienced high levels of violences at some stage in their lives.
# domestic-violence - Wednesday 24 September, 2014
Women’s Aid said abuse included severe beatings, threats to kill children, stalking, and rape.
Often when we talk of services for women affected by domestic violence, we talk in terms of able-bodied, English speaking women – but that’s not the full picture.
# domestic-violence - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s the experts view.
TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s a selection of the safety orders that appeared before the courts.
# domestic-violence - Monday 15 September, 2014
The advisors will help shape policies relating to domestic violence and sexual assault.
# domestic-violence - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
Nev Schulman was himself expelled from college in 2006 for hitting a woman at a party.
# domestic-violence - Sunday 31 August, 2014
Women’s Aid said it can be more difficult for deaf women to seek support.
# domestic-violence - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
COPE Galway says it has seen a significant increase in demand for its emergency accommodation for homeless people and for women and children affected by domestic violence.
# domestic-violence - Sunday 6 July, 2014
One man told AMEN that his relation was sleeping in a park as he couldn’t find shelter due to domestic abuse.
# domestic-violence - Monday 30 June, 2014
Speaking in the Dáil last week, Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald said that certain laws need to be updated before Ireland can ratify the EU Convention on domestic violence.
# domestic-violence - Saturday 21 June, 2014
In my opinion, all victims of domestic abuse should be encouraged to approach the Gardai – regardless of gender.
# domestic-violence - Saturday 14 June, 2014
“It’s easy to judge if you’re on the outside,” said abuse survivor Mary.
# domestic-violence - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
A new census showed 467 women and 229 children received support from a domestic violence service on one day in Ireland last year.
SAFE Ireland says that women and children are made homeless by domestic abuse.
# domestic-violence - Monday 9 June, 2014
Many women begin suffering during pregnancy.
# domestic-violence - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
Though little research has been done in Ireland on postpartum depression past the 12 month mark, one expert said increased resourcing for public health nurses is key to tackling the problem.
# domestic-violence - Saturday 17 May, 2014
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.
# domestic-violence - Friday 25 April, 2014
Jill Meagher’s husband has decided to become an advocate for a men’s movement against violence 18 months after his wife’s brutal murder.
# domestic-violence - Monday 7 April, 2014
There was a 20 per cent increase in applications for safety and protection orders but one group said women in dating relationships who are abused do not qualify for these protections.
# domestic-violence - Monday 10 March, 2014
Clare’s Law has been introduced in the UK, should it be copied here?
The call comes after a scheme known as Clare’s Law was introduced in the UK at the weekend.
# domestic-violence - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
This is the largest European study on violence against women, including interviews with 42,000 women across Europe.
# domestic-violence - Wednesday 19 February, 2014
Everyone’s talking about GSOC (again), domestic violence and the 34th best city in the world…
The Fine Gael Senator received a round of applause from colleagues after an emotional contribution to the committee hearing this evening.
Women’s Aid and several other organisations will come before an Oireachtas committee to discuss potential changes.