# abuse - Today’s News
# abuse - Saturday 25 October, 2014
It was originally hoped that this meeting would take place in September.
# abuse - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
Despite our moral outage to reports of abuse, one in five women and one in six men still experience some level of sexual abuse during childhood.
A Hiqa inspection has found serious failings in child welfare services in the county.
# abuse - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
It is the second case against Iceland Erla Hlynsdóttir has won.
New research says that many families in the UK feel that hosting an au pair is the only way they can meet their childcare needs.
# abuse - Monday 20 October, 2014
The exchange surrounds the handling of Maíria Cahill’s claims that she was raped by a member of the IRA and then interrogated by the organisation.
# abuse - Saturday 18 October, 2014
Cahill is calling on Sinn Féin members to come forward about the alleged cover-up of sexual abuse.
# abuse - 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.
# abuse - Monday 6 October, 2014
The judge said that the children “lived in a bad place with bad people”.
# abuse - Thursday 2 October, 2014
A 67-page dossier detailing malicious internet postings has been sent to the Commissioner in Scotland Yard, according to the news channel.
# abuse - 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.
# abuse - Friday 26 September, 2014
The Argentine allegedly hurled verbal abuse at the Malaga defender
# abuse - 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.
# abuse - Monday 22 September, 2014
That’s according to agencies who have contacted the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.
# abuse - Sunday 21 September, 2014
Balotelli got a lot of online abuse after a joke tweet about Man United.
# abuse - Monday 25 August, 2014
# abuse - Sunday 24 August, 2014
Lenient sentencing in sexual assault cases has negative consequences – not just for individuals, but for all victims.
# abuse - Friday 22 August, 2014
Survivors have said that he is making excuses for “inexcusable behaviour”.
# abuse - Monday 18 August, 2014
# abuse - Thursday 14 August, 2014
The search is not believed to be connected to Operation Yewtree.
# abuse - Sunday 3 August, 2014
She’s now written to he Taoiseach and to Minister for Education to requesting a meeting.
# abuse - Friday 1 August, 2014
A judge will now decide whether Harris can make a full challenge against his convictions.
# abuse - Sunday 27 July, 2014
Some counties – including Cavan, Westmeath and Offaly – have seen a ratio of 2:1 in male to female callers to a helpline.
# abuse - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
# abuse - Thursday 17 July, 2014
It was such an important and historic moment for Irish survivors, where the Pope was left in no doubt about the human and spiritual cost that clerical child sexual abuse causes.
# abuse - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
One child was taken to hospital with severe whooping cough, conjunctivitis and infected feet.
# abuse - Monday 14 July, 2014
The State is appearing before a United Nations committee to hear concerns over human rights in Ireland.
# abuse - Monday 7 July, 2014
The Archbishop said that the Catholic Church must “do more” to help victims of abuse.
# abuse - 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.
The meeting will take place in the Pope’s private residence at the Vatican.
# abuse - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
Rolf Harris is due to be sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault.
# abuse - 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.
# abuse - Friday 27 June, 2014
An investigation found shocking instances of abuse and humiliation at the hands of Savile in UK hospitals.
# abuse - Thursday 26 June, 2014
“This is a profoundly shocking report,” one of the hospitals said in the aftermath of the publication of investigation findings.
During his visits, he would often assist in giving bed baths to patients and visit the mortuary.
# abuse - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
The Justice Minister also announced that lump sums totalling €12.8 million have been paid to survivors.
# abuse - Sunday 22 June, 2014
There are concerns about the lack of supports for both children in care and those who have left State care on turning 18.
# abuse - Saturday 21 June, 2014
In my opinion, all victims of domestic abuse should be encouraged to approach the Gardai – regardless of gender.
# abuse - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
The warning comes as Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) launches a new report documenting 32 incidents of violence or discrimination.