# rape - Saturday 8 March, 2014
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
This is the largest European study on violence against women, including interviews with 42,000 women across Europe.
# rape - Monday 3 March, 2014
The Rape Crisis Centre say that the children received support ‘immediately’ and so ‘recovery is now possible’.
The families today read victim impact statements in court, with both describing the aftermath of the attack.
# rape - Friday 28 February, 2014
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
He is the youngest ever person to be charged with the crime in the UK.
# rape - Thursday 20 February, 2014
The jail term has been suspended because of her pregnancy but she has also been fined around €640.
# rape - Monday 10 February, 2014
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
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
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
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
# rape - Friday 24 January, 2014
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
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.
# rape - Monday 6 January, 2014
The judge made his remarks as he acquitted a man accused of rape.
# rape - Friday 27 December, 2013
The judge overruled an earlier decision which denied the girl permission to have a termination.
# rape - Friday 20 December, 2013
The Rape Crisis Centre is urging men to “not be that guy” this Christmas.
# rape - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
I am one of the fortunate survivors to have secured a criminal conviction against one of two Spiritan priests who sexually abused me. Last week’s national audits of the Catholic clergy show others are not so lucky, writes campaigner Mark Vincent Healy.
# rape - Tuesday 17 December, 2013
# rape - Friday 13 December, 2013
The retired boxer — due in Dublin next March — has been banned from entering the UK due to a change in immigration laws.
# rape - Tuesday 10 December, 2013
The former heavyweight champion is on publicity tour for his autobiography.
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre gets the message out that they’re there for people, ahead of tonight’s sexual assault on Fair City.
# rape - Thursday 5 December, 2013
David Ford said he wants a public consultation into changing abortion laws to allow women carrying babies with fatal foetal abnormalities to have a termination.
# rape - Tuesday 3 December, 2013
Sexual violence is perpetrated by security forces, guerrilla groups and paramilitaries in Colombia – with journalists and human rights defenders targeted alongside civilians. But despite considerable personal risks, women are fighting back.
# rape - Saturday 30 November, 2013
European Court of Human Rights ordered immediate release of Miguel Ricart under an October ruling that has several violent convicts demanding their freedom.
# rape - Friday 29 November, 2013
Bob Geldof’s daughter could face charges for the
We cannot pretend trafficking does not exist. Today experts from across the EU will meet for discussions in Dublin to support victims and bring the organised gangs to justice, writes Denise Charlton.
# rape - Thursday 28 November, 2013
An Irish consortium highlighted the issue of gender based violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo at a seminar in Dublin yesterday.
# rape - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
The 36-year-old admitted to 11 offences at Cardiff Crown Court yesterday.
The Fianna Fáil leader alleges that in a number of cases, the Republican movement did not alert authorities – instead, they decided to deal with the reports internally. Sinn Féin has criticised the remarks.
# rape - Monday 25 November, 2013
David Brennan was today convicted of abusing five young girls with with his son Sam Brennan (22) also convicted of offences in connection with the abuse of one of the girls.
# rape - Sunday 24 November, 2013
The Archbishop of Dublin has been marking the 10th anniversary of the diocesan body set up in response to the scandal, and said that more needs to be done to reach out to survivors.
# rape - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
Despite the dark road I travelled after being assaulted, I realised that I’m a young, intelligent woman with everything to live for – and I won’t let my attacker ruin my life for one second longer.
The two men were arrested today in London and remain in police custody.
# rape - Saturday 26 October, 2013
Ray Teret charged with multiple counts of rape and assault on 15 accusers who were all under age of 16 at time.
# rape - Wednesday 23 October, 2013
The girl, who could not speak, was trafficked from Pakistan to work as a servant.
# rape - Friday 18 October, 2013
The Crown Prosecution Service has moved to dispel certain myths and stereotypes about victims.
# rape - Thursday 17 October, 2013
The attack took place in 1994 in Newry.
# rape - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
Transcript of 2009 interview revelas that the BBC presenter brushed off and dismissed allegations made against him.