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#DRCC

# drcc - Friday 3 January, 2020

'It didn’t matter to her that the establishment might be upset': How Marian Finucane brought women's stories to the fore

The broadcaster used her platform to discuss topics that were rarely if ever spoken about in a public forum in Ireland.

# drcc - Sunday 29 December, 2019

What it was like to set up a rape crisis centre in an Ireland that was 'so punishing of women'

In 1979, when the DRCC was founded, it wasn’t a crime for a man to rape his wife.

# drcc - Sunday 10 November, 2019

'Young people learn about sex through porn, many have no idea what a healthy relationship looks like'

Parents and teachers need to be better equipped to talk to young people about sex and relationships, Noeline Blackwell has said.

# drcc - Thursday 7 November, 2019

'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'

Lavinia Kerwick, the first rape survivor in Ireland to waive her anonymity, has called for more supports to be made available to fellow survivors.

# drcc - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says 'more people than ever are disclosing and seeking help'

There were approximately 270 calls every week to the National 24-Hour Freephone Helpline in 2018.

# drcc - Friday 3 March, 2017

'Courage must lead to convictions': New garda phoneline set up for victims of child sex abuse

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan said the courage of those who report the crime must be rewarded.

# drcc - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

DNA screening of taxi drivers in rape case 'welcome as long as a balanced approach is taken'

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has welcomed the garda initiative which aims to solve the 2015 case.

# drcc - Monday 9 March, 2015

Rape Crisis Centre website hacked by 'Islamic State'

It is unclear if the group is connected to ISIS.

# drcc - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Sexual abuse victim: 'We can't fix another's pain, only witness it. Thank you for being my witness.'

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is currently recruiting for volunteers.

# drcc - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre reports 'disturbing increase' of sexual violence

The organisation said that 48% of clients were victims of childhood sexual abuse.

# drcc - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

'Disturbing' increase in calls to rape helpline in 2012

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre accompanied 260 victims to the sexual assault treatment unit in the Rotunda Hospital last year.

# drcc - Thursday 18 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added ballerinas on the Grand Canal

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.