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Dublin Rape Crisis Centre disappointed at delay in making 'revenge porn'...

A judge has granted court protection to a woman whose ex-partner is threatening to post intimate videos and photos of her on Facebook. At the...

Palace goalkeeper Lucy Gillett claims she received sexist abuse during game

Crystal Palace Women goalkeeper Lucy Gillett says she suffered sexist abuse during the FA Women’s Championship game at Coventry United. The 26-year-old alleged that during the...

Third of explicit images of children online were selfies

Concerns that indecent images of children shared online are often taken by children themselves have been raised after a UK watchdog found that...

GDPR hampering adult safeguarding efforts

Rigid interpretations of GDPR hampering adult safeguarding efforts – Senator Colette Kelleher Rigid and overly-cautious interpretations of GDPR are...

Zappone on fact finding mission to New York

A fact finding mission to New York led by Children's Minister Katherine Zappone began yesterday with a meeting with detectives of New Yorks Special...

Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse reported to HSE

Almost 8,000 cases of alleged abuse or neglect of adults were reported to the HSE in 2016 – the first-time annual figures for reported...

Europol launch website to help bring child abusers to justice

Europe's police agency Europol today launched a new website showing everyday objects spotted in the background of child sex abuse images which they hope...

Garda crime figures are once again being questioned

A leading charity has questioned the accuracy of Garda statistics on crimes against women after the PSNI recorded nearly five times more domestic violence...

Catholic Church failure to address wrongs of the past “simply morally...

A member of the Public Accounts Committee has called on the Catholic Church to pay its share of the spiralling costs involved in the...

Calls to abuse counselling service increase in 2016

This year over 8,000 calls have been made to Connect, an abuse counselling service, which represents an increase of 4%. Connect provides anonymous counselling to...

Local TD welcomes news that abuse survivors case will be heard

Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe says he is glad to hear that Bethany Homes survivor Derek Leister's case to the European Court of...

Hozier and Saoirse Ronan join forces to highlight the issue of...

Hozier is making his song ‘Cherry Wine’ a call to discuss the horror of domestic violence and the Valentine’s Day premiere of his powerful...
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