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# fear
EU wide survey on violence against women shows startling statistics
The Rape Crisis Network is asking for funding to be protected in light of the findings.
Children's Minister: 'Child abuse has not gone doesn't go away'
A shocking statistic from yesterday’s report from the Rape Crisis Network Ireland showed a significant percentage of abusers were, themselves, children.
# Rape stats
40 girls under 18 became pregnant following a rape in 2011
A total of 17 Irish women who became pregnant due to a rape terminated the pregnancy in 2011. Nine were under the age of 18.
# Abuse
Victims of child sex abuse wait 25 years to report abuse
New figures from the Rape Crisis Network found people who had been abused as children made up the majority of cases of people seeking counselling last year.
# Sex Abuse
Women with disabilities more vulnerable to sexual violence, says report
84 per cent of perpetrators were known to the victims.
# Rape
New figures show outcome of pregnancies as a result of rape
More than half of women who became pregnant after rape went on to parent the child.
# Rape
Increase in number of people availing of support for rape and sexual violence
Rape Council Network Ireland saw an increase of almost 10 per cent in people using its counselling services in 2010.