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#Domestic Violence

# domestic-violence - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Too many women have had their futures robbed' - Minister urges bystanders to act over domestic violence

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald secured Cabinet funding for the campaign, although her department was unable to give any details as to the cost when asked by TheJournal.ie.

# domestic-violence - Monday 5 September, 2016

'Think of all those voices desperate for help': Women's Aid helpline receives 41 calls a day

The service is now 24/7, due to increased demand.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Victim-blaming culture makes it more difficult for women to get help

With recent high profile domestic violence cases, Margaret Martin of Women’s Aid reflects on society’s tendency to judge, shame and distrust victims.

# domestic-violence - Friday 26 August, 2016

Trump's new campaign chief was charged with domestic violence

According to a police report seen by the New York Times, police were called to Steve Bannon’s California home on New Year’s Day in 1996 and found his wife upset and with marks on her neck and wrist.

# domestic-violence - Monday 15 August, 2016

Court refuses to release a woman pardoned for shooting dead her abusive husband

Jacqueline Sauvage received a pardon from French President Francois Hollande.

# domestic-violence - Monday 8 August, 2016

Removing public payphones would 'cause chaos' for Ireland's most vulnerable people

A number of groups have warned the removal of public payphones could significantly impact on people who use them to call freephone numbers.

# domestic-violence - Monday 25 July, 2016

Man jailed for 10 years for threatening, assaulting and raping his wife

The 42-year-old is only the third person to be convicted for marital rape since rape within a marriage was made illegal in 1990.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

'We woke up in a tent last Christmas, now we have a home'

Simon Coveney opened new housing units for people who were homeless in Dublin today.

# domestic-violence - Monday 20 June, 2016

Gardaí get new crime scene kits to collect evidence at domestic violence calls

Eight garda divisions now have cars with the kits in them, with plans to roll out the programme across the country.

# domestic-violence - Monday 18 April, 2016

Men who hit their partners function differently to criminals

A new study will have a major impact on understanding men who abuse their partners.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Leaving an abusive relationship: He knocked me into a wall when I dared to speak back

A year after leaving her violent partner, one woman is still learning how to cope.

# domestic-violence - Friday 11 March, 2016

Michael D, Hozier and Ryan Tubridy all want more men to be feminists

The President spoke today about the issue of gender inequality.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Here’s Hozier’s powerful new music video starring Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse features as a victim of domestic abuse.

From The Daily Edge Here’s Hozier’s powerful new music video starring Saoirse Ronan Cherry Wine

Here’s Hozier’s powerful new music video starring Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse features as a victim of domestic abuse.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Plan to combat domestic violence will ‘make Ireland a safer place for women and men’

There’ll be extra training for gardaí and a nationwide awareness campaign.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

American Pie singer Don McLean arrested on domestic violence charge

He posted bail yesterday.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 26 December, 2015

‘Broken arms, broken jaws, fingers badly bruised’: Nurses describe domestic violence victim injuries

Nurses say it can be upsetting to see the same woman come back multiple times with injuries, knowing she’s in trouble.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

‘I’ve been punched, kicked, scratched – if I stay I’ll be killed’: Stories of Ireland’s abused men

More than 2,000 men each year contact a service for male victims of domestic abuse in Ireland.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

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WATCH: Unborn girl urges father to help stop rape culture

One in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, usually from a male partner.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

‘I’ll never forget the looks he gave me. I knew he wanted me dead’

A woman living in a women’s refuge in Tallaght tells her story and appeals to the government to prevent its closure.

# domestic-violence - Friday 23 October, 2015

“It was quite a picture”: Woman knocked unconscious for two days by ex-partner

Colleen Higgins’ ex-partner helped her take a selfie of her injuries.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Almost 800 Irish women and children sought help following domestic violence… in ONE DAY

The figures were compiled via a one-day census taken by domestic violence watchdog SAFE Ireland.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Parents of woman shot by boyfriend say Garda Golden ‘laid down his life’ for her

“There are no words to express our gratitude for his bravery, we are forever in his debt.”

# domestic-violence - Monday 12 October, 2015

‘This terrible incident is a stark reminder of the dangerous nature of domestic abuse’

Women’s Aid says the killing of Garda Tony Golden shows the danger to frontline responders of domestic violence.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

He locked the door, pointed the knife at me and said ‘You’re not going anywhere’

Women’s Aid will field calls 24 hours a day from 2016 onwards.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 4 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge The girls mocked for taking selfies at baseball had a brilliant response to the controversy My Generation

# domestic-violence - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Tallaght women’s refuge to close doors due to lack of funding

The Cuan Álainn refuge supports mothers and children before they move into longer-term housing.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

‘I’m not the pink elephant in the room’: Chris Brown wants to talk about domestic violence

The singer assaulted his then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.

# domestic-violence - Friday 4 September, 2015

London man gets life sentence for shotgun murder of Irish woman

Leeann Foley, from Cork, was shot dead at her home near the Emirates Stadium last November.

Young girls are being told who to talk to and where to go by their boyfriends

Domestic violence can happen to anyone- regardless of their age, writes Alex O’Keefe.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Domestic violence: Number of people applying for safety orders has SHOT up

At the same time barring orders have reduced considerably in recent times according to official courts statistics just released regarding domestic violence.

# domestic-violence - Friday 24 July, 2015

Getting a barring order against a violent partner is about to get easier

An emergency order can last for eight days and a barring order for up to three years.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 18 June, 2015

“Women were cut with knives, stabbed, spat on, punched, slapped, kicked, held down and choked.”

There were 16,464 disclosures of domestic abuse in Ireland last year – over 45 a day.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Jeremy Kyle defends male domestic abuse victim after audience laughs at him

The guest had described how his ex-girlfriend locked him in a flat and he’d had to jump from a third-floor balcony.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From The42 This Cleveland Cavaliers in-game ‘skit’ has landed the team in hot water Tone Deaf

This Cleveland Cavaliers in-game ‘skit’ has landed the team in hot water

The video has been widely criticised.

# domestic-violence - Monday 4 May, 2015

Transgender murderer denied sex change surgery in prison

Michelle Kosilek has been living as a woman since shortly after she shot dead her wife in 1990.

From The42 For all his success, there’s one fight Mayweather will never win People's Chump

For all his success, there’s one fight Mayweather will never win

The undefeated American will never be crowned the people’s champion.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Female journalists who criticised Mayweather over domestic violence say they were banned from fight

The boxer has pleaded guilty to two allegations of violence against women, including hitting his ex-girlfriend in front of their children.

# domestic-violence - Monday 27 April, 2015

From The42 World champion boxer Floyd Mayweather has a disturbing history of domestic violence Problems

World champion boxer Floyd Mayweather has a disturbing history of domestic violence

Much of the coverage of the American’s life outside the ring has focused on his wild spending habits.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 25 April, 2015

‘I swear it will never happen again’ – what he said 5 weeks before he killed her

Powerful new book includes extracts from letters, emails and texts from abusive lovers.

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