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#Domestic Violence

# domestic-violence - Yesterday’s News

Legal aid to be restricted in family law cases

The Legal Aid Board says it’s forced to make the changes because of budgetary constraints.

# domestic-violence - Monday 24 July, 2017

Mother and children placed in hotel with 'bloodstained mattresses' after fleeing domestic violence

The woman and her children were left without a stable home for almost two years.

# domestic-violence - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Call for gardaí to have expanded powers to issue barring orders

The Law Society of Ireland said new legislation should cover people in relationships who are not cohabiting as well as those under the age of 18 who may be in abusive relationships.

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Why it's enraging that people only believe Amber Heard's domestic violence allegations now that a man has backed her up Believe Women

Why it's enraging that people only believe Amber Heard's domestic violence allegations now that a man has backed her up

Johnny Depp’s former manager has now supported Heard’s allegations. But shouldn’t we have just believed her in the first place?

# domestic-violence - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'He never hit me until I was pregnant, then asked, 'What did you do to make me that angry with you?''

an RTÉ online documentary spoke to business women, students and mothers who shared their stories of domestic abuse.

How a team of Ballymun gardaí are tackling abuse in the home

A new initiative will see this team taking a more active role with victims, liaising with them regularly and directing them to services.

# domestic-violence - Friday 2 June, 2017

New specially trained garda units to investigate child abuse and domestic violence

Four new protective services units went live today.

# domestic-violence - Saturday 27 May, 2017

'He went to get a knife from the kitchen': Norah Casey speaks out on the Late Late Domestic Violence This post contains videos

'He went to get a knife from the kitchen': Norah Casey speaks out on the Late Late

The former Dragon’s Den star told Ryan Tubridy about her abusive first husband on the Late Late last night.

# 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

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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.

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