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#Domestic Violence

# domestic-violence - Yesterday’s News

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# domestic-violence - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Opinion: 'A father’s right to access should not outweigh a child’s right to safety'

Child protection and safety should be prioritised in all custody and access proceedings, writes Margaret Martin.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day

Almost 4,000 calls were made to the charity reporting child abuse.

# domestic-violence - Monday 8 May, 2017

'I’m now left with despicable and torturous imaginings of what her short adult life had entailed'

Vesel Jahiri was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing Anna Finnegan

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Garda homicide and domestic violence stats are now being rechecked

Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan confirmed the examination today.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Call for 'new girlfriend orders' to be used against Irish domestic abuse offenders

One of these orders was used recently for the first time in England and Wales.

# domestic-violence - Friday 10 March, 2017

''Free' legal aid isn't free; people are staying in domestic violence situations because they can't afford it'

We need to bring in an automatic waiver of the financial contribution towards “free” legal aid in cases of domestic violence, writes Eilis Barry.

# domestic-violence - Monday 6 March, 2017

Man who 'ferociously' beat his ex-girlfriend in front of her kids may get community service

The woman was taken to Tallaght Hospital but had to return the next day as the wait was too long.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Man who beat girlfriend and bit her face given three-year suspended sentence

The judge said that a “custodial sentence was not necessitated” in this case.

Teen who repeatedly kicked his mother in head pleads guilty to dealing cocaine

The youth subjected his mother to a series of serious domestic violence incidents, leaving her fearing for her life.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Restraining order against Chris Brown after model alleges he punched her and pushed her down stairs

Karrueche Tran says Brown recently sent her threats by text message.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'Boys are taught they are violent oppressors and that whatever violence they experience doesn't matter'

Men assaulted by their partners are often ignored by police, see their attacker go free and have far fewer refuges to flee to than women, writes David Walsh.

# domestic-violence - Friday 3 February, 2017

Government bill would end exemptions that allow child marriage

The bill needs to be approved by the Oireachtas before it’s enacted.

# domestic-violence - Friday 13 January, 2017

Teenage boy kicked his mother in head during assaults

The boy, who has mental health and substance abuse issues, left his mother fearing for her life.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Murdered because he was jealous of her success: women at risk in South Africa

“For every ten cases in which we arrest the perpetrator, eight complaints are withdrawn because he is the breadwinner”.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 31 December, 2016

NWCI criticises €1m campaign against domestic violence, but minister says it's backed by research

The National Women’s Council has criticised the focus on the domestic violence campaign being on the bystander.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge

The man allegedly beat and threatened the mother of his children throughout their five-year relationship.

# domestic-violence - Friday 9 December, 2016

Woman says partner kidnapped and raped her after she left him

She alleged that the man regularly beat her and locked her and their children in their apartment for hours at a time.

Campaigners say data collection on domestic violence in Ireland at 'crisis point'

A one-day conference in Dublin is urging agencies to gain a better understanding of violence against women in Ireland.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor': MP gives powerful speech about being raped at 14 House Of Commons This post contains videos

'I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor': MP gives powerful speech about being raped at 14

A number of MPs were moved to tears when Michelle Thomson recalled the ordeal.

# domestic-violence - Monday 5 December, 2016

'Daddy bit Mummy's face - I was scared': Report gives voice to kids in abusive homes

A report today highlighted the devastating impact living in an abusive environment can have on every part of a child’s life.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 3 December, 2016

'Being a domestic violence victim is nothing to be ashamed of'

Many domestic violence victims go through it alone: A woman domesticly abused by her husband gives her perspective

'Her strength will live on': Mother and sister of Clodagh Hawe start Women's Aid fundraising page

Clodagh died with her children Liam, 14, Niall 11, and six-year-old Ryan, on 29 August by murder-suicide in their Cavan home.

# domestic-violence - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'Neighbours told me she was being beaten but he had her programmed to deny it'

Two perspectives on an abusive relationship: from a witness, and from a survivor.

# domestic-violence - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

‘She wanted to do hairdressing. She would get along with anyone.'

The brother of a woman murdered by her ex-boyfriend gives his perspective.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'I remember thinking, I'm gonna die. And nobody helped.’

Two perspectives on an abusive relationship: from a survivor, and from a partner.

From The42 The Redzone: Winning is still, sadly, all that matters in the NFL Opinion

The Redzone: Winning is still, sadly, all that matters in the NFL

Tyreek Hill helped the Chiefs to a big win Sunday, but should he be in the league at all?

# domestic-violence - Monday 28 November, 2016

'The first thing I noticed was that he would be hitting her legs'

Two perspectives on an abusive relationship: from a witness, and from a survivor.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Moroccan state TV broadcasts makeup advice for women for disguising evidence of domestic violence

The programme was broadcast as a tie-in with the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

# domestic-violence - Friday 25 November, 2016

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Femicide has claimed the lives of over 200 women since 1996, says report

Sixteen children have also died violent deaths in the twenty-year period.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

'The real danger to women is within their own home'

We must acknowledge that some women lives in violent, dangerous domestic situations, writes Sharon O’Halloran.

# domestic-violence - Monday 14 November, 2016

'After six years, I want to give a voice to my murdered daughter'

A major domestic violence conference kicks off in Dublin today.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 9 October, 2016

The Government is finally going to outlaw forced marriages (but no one knows exactly how many take place in Ireland)

Over 400 minors were married in Ireland between 2004 and 2015, however.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Peter Hook says Caroline Aherne attacked him 'with bottles, knives and chairs' during marriage

The musician was married to the deceased comedian for three years in the 1990s.

# 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.

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