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#Abuse

# abuse - Today’s News

HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care

“It’s not a life, I’m doing the prison sentence.”

# abuse - Yesterday’s News

From The42 'Nothing changes, nothing gets done' - Ireland star shares new racist abuse Racism

'Nothing changes, nothing gets done' - Ireland star shares new racist abuse

Cyrus Christie was also subject to racist taunting last November.

# abuse - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Trump declares April 'Sexual Assault Awareness' month

“Sexual assault crimes remain tragically common in our society,” said the US president.

# abuse - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Social workers have to develop skills to deal with allegations of historical abuse 'on the hoof'

The CEO of Tusla has said this area is “one of the most challenging” aspects of the agency’s work.

# abuse - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Zappone to commission review into 'complex' child abuse case

The case is believed to involve a number of children.

# abuse - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Solicitor says child sexual exploitation allegations in UK town 'tip of the iceberg'

Nazir Afzal – who has overseen similar high profile cases in the UK – said he knew “more would come out”.

Mary McAleese's brother calls for people who knew of priest's abuse to come forward

Clem Leneghan said he does not want his story to take the spotlight away from where it belongs.

# abuse - Monday 12 March, 2018

Mary McAleese says her brother was 'seriously, physically, sadistically abused by Malachy Finnegan'

“My mother, almost 90 years of age, had to discover that from the Belfast Telegraph three weeks ago.”

# abuse - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Boys account for a third of online abuse images and often suffer the worst horrors

A new study has been produced based on a review of over a million images and videos.

# abuse - Thursday 8 March, 2018

# abuse - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

11 people arrested in connection with suspected child exploitation released without charge

Files will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# abuse - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners

Up to last year, if a patient qualified under their spouse or partner’s benefit, they simply had to sign a form at the clinic.

# abuse - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody

He pleaded guilty to the production, possession and distribution of child pornography, along with sexually exploiting minors.

# abuse - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year

A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam is now spreading.

# abuse - Monday 5 February, 2018

Despite denial, Pope Francis received abuse victim's letter

The Pope was handed an eight-page letter in 2015 that graphically detailed how a priest sexually assaulted a man and clergy ignored it.

# abuse - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Teenage sex abuse victim felt 'used liked a puppet' by man who blackmailed her over two years

Alan Feehily was described as “pure evil” by his victim.

# abuse - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

265 people have come forward as victims of USA Gymnastics doctor

Last week, Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for abusing girls.

# abuse - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

27-year-old charged after raping eight-month-old cousin in India

The baby is currently recovering in hospital.

# abuse - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Being punched, having your hand stood on and death threats - the life of a Dublin clamper

One of the most chilling threats came from a doctor who said, “I hope I never see you in A&E.”

# abuse - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Sexual abuse victim tells ex-US team doctor: 'You are a repulsive liar'

Nearly 100 women and girls planned to speak or have their statements read during an extraordinary four-day sentencing hearing.

# abuse - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Bill Kenneally's 'forgotten victims' want to know how that 'horrible monster got away with it for so long'

The government has said it will launch an inquiry – but there is no start date as yet.

# abuse - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Childline received over 1,000 calls and messages from children on Christmas Day

Some got in touch because they were worried about abuse while others simply needed company.

# abuse - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Three women accuse hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of rape

The 60-year-old hip-hop legend denied the rape accusations, which date back to 1988.

# abuse - Monday 4 December, 2017

Man who sexually assaulted friend's 13-year-old step-son jailed for five years

The 42-year-old man was aware the 13-year-old boy had recently come out as gay and that he had been a victim of previous sexual abuse.

Met Opera suspends conductor James Levine following multiple sexual misconduct claims

Met officials said they were launching an investigation.

# abuse - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping

The case prompted Chinese authorities to call for an “immediate” investigation into all kindergartens across the country.

# abuse - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food'

A new Amnesty International report has said Rohingya treatment amounts to apartheid.

# abuse - Friday 17 November, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians

The Sinn Féin deputy leader was subject to online abuse by Walsh.

# abuse - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Actress sues Harvey Weinstein for alleged rape in 2016

The woman, who has remained anonymous, met with Weinstein to discuss a part in the TV series Marco Polo.

# abuse - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'We carry negativity in our bodies': Therapy sessions for priests affected by abuse scandals

The Association of Catholic Priests is launching therapy sessions for the mental wellbeing of priests.

# abuse - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Huge spike in steroid use despite side effects such as stunted growth and baldness

Gardaí believe about a dozen gyms in Dublin city centre and northside have been used as selling points.

# abuse - Friday 10 November, 2017

Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case

The woman said she sent the video to warn a friend about the dangers of leaving her children alone with her boyfriend.

# abuse - Sunday 5 November, 2017

From The42 'Launching bottles and other objects from up in the stands makes you cowards, not hard men' - McClean Abuse

'Launching bottles and other objects from up in the stands makes you cowards, not hard men' - McClean

BBC’s Match of the Day programme was also criticised by the Ireland star.

# abuse - Friday 27 October, 2017

English couple who livestreamed abuse of a child jailed for a combined 17 years

The FBI alerted Devon and Cornwall Police who started an investigation into the couple.

HSE boss says care agency that looked after 'Grace' was not treated unfairly

Tony O’Brien was told by one committee member that he is pre-empting the work of the inquiry.

# abuse - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences

The former sports journalist groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.

# abuse - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

From The42 Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Maroney reveals she was molested by US team doctor Abuse

Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Maroney reveals she was molested by US team doctor

Larry Nassar is facing trial on more than 20 counts of sexual assault.

# abuse - Sunday 15 October, 2017

'We need to lift the lid on financial abuse of older people'

Research suggests that up to 10% of older adults may experience financial abuse.

# abuse - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

The Harvey Weinstein controversy: A timeline of the powerful producer's rapid downfall

Last Thursday, The New York Times published an investigation into years’ worth of assault allegations.

# abuse - Monday 2 October, 2017

'People want to help, but they're fearful': What's the best way to offer support to an abuse victim?

Over 300,000 people in Ireland have been severely abused by a partner at some point in their lives.

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