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# rape - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pensioner jailed for raping 3-year-old while babysitting London

Pensioner jailed for raping 3-year-old while babysitting

The 66-year-old befriended the child’s family and gained their trust to the extent that he was allowed to babysit their son.

# rape - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: A woman pregnant by rape is treated as ‘a vessel and nothing more’ by Irish law Human Rights

Opinion: A woman pregnant by rape is treated as ‘a vessel and nothing more’ by Irish law

The UN criticised Ireland’s abortion laws and lambasted the State for failing “to assign any accountability” to issues like Magdalene Laundries, mother-and-baby homes, child abuse and symphysiotomy.

From TheJournal.ie Julian Assange loses bid to scrap arrest warrant, is told to be ‘man enough’ to face sex charges Assault

Julian Assange loses bid to scrap arrest warrant, is told to be ‘man enough’ to face sex charges

Assange has been holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London for more than two years

# rape - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland at the UN: We have ‘no solution’ for women who can’t afford to travel for an abortion Under The Spotlight

Ireland at the UN: We have ‘no solution’ for women who can’t afford to travel for an abortion

Ireland faced a second day of questioning at UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva.

# rape - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Calls for sentencing guidelines after two-year sentence for GAA figure guilty of sexual assault Limerick

Calls for sentencing guidelines after two-year sentence for GAA figure guilty of sexual assault

The man was found guilty of sexually assaulting two teenagers.

# rape - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# rape - Friday 27 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Men arrested in Cork over alleged sexual assaults released without charge Released

Men arrested in Cork over alleged sexual assaults released without charge

Two teenage girls have claimed they were assaulted by the men after attending the Jason Derulo concert at the ‘Live at the Marquee’ event.

# rape - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 90-year-old woman dragged off the street in Manchester was not raped, say police Forensic Evidence

The 90-year-old woman dragged off the street in Manchester was not raped, say police

Police had appealed for information yesterday saying she had been sexually assaulted.

# rape - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Woman who had just been raped told to “quit crying” by 911 operator United States

Woman who had just been raped told to “quit crying” by 911 operator

However, the operator will receive no disciplinary action.

# rape - Saturday 31 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Third suspect arrested in India gang rape and murder case India

Third suspect arrested in India gang rape and murder case

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

# rape - Friday 30 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the media intrudes too much on the lives of celebrities? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the media intrudes too much on the lives of celebrities?

Hollywood actress Charlize Theron says the intrusion on her life by the press is comparable to ‘rape’.

From TheJournal.ie Two teen sisters gang raped and hung from a tree in India Rape

Two teen sisters gang raped and hung from a tree in India

Two of the four men arrested so far in relation to the girl’s deaths are police officers.

# rape - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tipperary Rape Crisis service will ‘continue as normal’ Rape Services

Tipperary Rape Crisis service will ‘continue as normal’

Rape Crisis Midwest will close their Tipperary centre for a month, but Tipperary Rape Crisis & Counselling Service will be unaffected.

# rape - Monday 19 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two rape crisis centres are to close temporarily as cuts take hold Crisis Funding

Two rape crisis centres are to close temporarily as cuts take hold

The services in Clare and Tipperary will be closed for at least a month because of a €120,000 shortfall.

# rape - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your day.

# rape - Friday 9 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Partners or exes responsible for one quarter of sex attacks on women Rape

Partners or exes responsible for one quarter of sex attacks on women

Despite the prevalence of these attacks, there has been just one marital rape conviction in nearly a quarter of a century.

# rape - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Being named is “a big punishment” for man who sexually assaulted teen Courts

Being named is “a big punishment” for man who sexually assaulted teen

“It’s really important to educate people around sentencing,” said Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop of the Rape Crisis Centre.

# rape - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Game of Thrones author addresses rape scene, as fans threaten show boycott SPOILERS

Game of Thrones author addresses rape scene, as fans threaten show boycott

This week’s controversial episode has fans up in arms.

# rape - Monday 21 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge How the internet reacted to (possibly) Game of Thrones’ most shocking moment yet Game Of Thrones

# rape - Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Male students and teachers at French school to give DNA sample after toilet rape Police Investigation

Male students and teachers at French school to give DNA sample after toilet rape

Authorities said samples that do not match the DNA found on the victim will be destroyed.

# rape - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tunisia seeks tougher sentences for two rapist policemen Court

Tunisia seeks tougher sentences for two rapist policemen

The policemen were sentenced to seven years in prison for raping a 27-year-old woman.

# rape - Monday 24 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Child abuse support group oppose any sentence reduction for Athlone child rapist Appeal

Child abuse support group oppose any sentence reduction for Athlone child rapist

The man was convicted of raping two young girls who were attending a birthday party last September.

# rape - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Four men found guilty of gang-rape of photojournalist in Mumbai Attack

Four men found guilty of gang-rape of photojournalist in Mumbai

The 22-year-old was raped in an abandoned mill where she had gone to take photographs.

From TheJournal.ie Cork judge agrees child rapist can be named Cork

Cork judge agrees child rapist can be named

51-year-old Gerard Williams from Churchfield in Cork was sentenced to four years in prison this month for raping a 12-year-old girl at a funfair in 1989.

# rape - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie London police use Facebook ad in Yemen to track down suspected rapist and murderer Social Media

London police use Facebook ad in Yemen to track down suspected rapist and murderer

Twenty-three-year-old Martine Vik Magnussen was raped and murdered in London in March 2008.

# rape - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Today let’s celebrate, recognise, and show solidarity with the women and girls Women

Column: Today let’s celebrate, recognise, and show solidarity with the women and girls

The 8th March each year marks International Women’s Day. It is a time for us to recognise the women and girls of this world who are living in poverty and vulnerability due to gender discrimination, says Bernadette Crawford.

# rape - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15 Domestic Violence

One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15

This is the largest European study on violence against women, including interviews with 42,000 women across Europe.

# rape - Monday 3 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Groups say ‘justice was delivered’ in Athlone rape case ruling Life Sentence

Groups say ‘justice was delivered’ in Athlone rape case ruling

The Rape Crisis Centre say that the children received support ‘immediately’ and so ‘recovery is now possible’.

From TheJournal.ie ‘We have all been touched by evil’ – father of Athlone victim Athlone

‘We have all been touched by evil’ – father of Athlone victim

The families today read victim impact statements in court, with both describing the aftermath of the attack.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# rape - Friday 28 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Professional bellydancer gets 13 years in jail for rape and sexual assault Sex Offender

Professional bellydancer gets 13 years in jail for rape and sexual assault

The 30-year-old told one woman at a dance audition at his house to undress, saying he needed to check how quickly she could remove her clothes backstage, before he raped her.

# rape - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Boy, 14, charged with raping his mother Blackpool

Boy, 14, charged with raping his mother

He is the youngest ever person to be charged with the crime in the UK.

# rape - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant teenager receives jail term after being gang-raped Sudan

Pregnant teenager receives jail term after being gang-raped

The jail term has been suspended because of her pregnancy but she has also been fined around €640.

# rape - Monday 10 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girl gang-raped by six men in Sydney park Investigation

Teenage girl gang-raped by six men in Sydney park

Police had to delay issuing an appeal to the public as the 14-year-old was too traumatised to speak to officers.

# rape - Sunday 2 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘If that complaint had been acted on, I wouldn’t have been abused at all’ Blame

‘If that complaint had been acted on, I wouldn’t have been abused at all’

Earlier this week Louise O’Keeffe won a landmark case against the Irish State, which was found liable for the sexual abuse she suffered as an 8-year-old.

# rape - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women? Payoff

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?

Our courts seem to have affected an uncaring view towards violent and sexual crimes against women – allowing offenders to escape jail sentences by simply giving their victims a payoff. It is horrific and unacceptable.

# rape - Friday 31 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Judge rules couple accused of sex slavery can be named Human Trafficking

Judge rules couple accused of sex slavery can be named

The two are accused of a number of offences against the women – one of whom has a severe learning disability.

# rape - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Young people believe alcohol facilitates the majority of ‘sexual hook ups’ Rape

Young people believe alcohol facilitates the majority of ‘sexual hook ups’

New research into youth sexual behaviour, consent and alcohol finds that Irish young people believe sexual consent is largely ‘unspoken’.

# rape - Friday 24 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Thirteen in court over India gang-rape ordered by tribal leader India

Thirteen in court over India gang-rape ordered by tribal leader

This ‘punishment’ was allegedly ordered for the woman for dishonouring her community by having a relationship with a Muslim man.

# rape - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Corrie actor William Roache appears in court for rape trial Court

Corrie actor William Roache appears in court for rape trial

Roache has been charged with two counts of rape involving a 15-year-old girl and another five counts of indecent assault on four girls.

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