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# domestic-violence - Yesterday’s News

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# domestic-violence - Yesterday’s News

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.

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# 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.

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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.

# 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.

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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

WATCH: Unborn girl urges father to help stop rape culture Dear Daddy This post contains videos

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.

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