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# gender-based-violence - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Migrants in Ireland 'fear speaking out' about gender-based violence over worries they will lose legal status
# Report
# Report

Migrants in Ireland 'fear speaking out' about gender-based violence over worries they will lose legal status

Wed 2:34 PM 7,544 Views 4 Comments

The findings were contained in a report by the independent Anti-Racism Committee.

# gender-based-violence - Monday 22 July, 2019

'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'
# Seeking Justice
# Seeking Justice

'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'

Jul 22nd 2019, 9:00 PM 75,327 Views 10 Comments

In certain areas of Kenya, slaughtering an animal or paying a €20 fine is the punishment for rape.

# gender-based-violence - Friday 8 March, 2019

'We can't accept this as being the norm': USI President Síona Cahill on why she's calling for mass walkouts today
# Gender Violence
# Gender Violence

'We can't accept this as being the norm': USI President Síona Cahill on why she's calling for mass walkouts today

Mar 8th 2019, 8:30 AM 15,604 Views 79 Comments

Activists are calling for mass walkouts to mark International Women’s Day today.

# gender-based-violence - Monday 11 February, 2019

Call for mass walkouts in Ireland to protest against gender-based violence and pay gap
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

Call for mass walkouts in Ireland to protest against gender-based violence and pay gap

Feb 11th 2019, 2:30 PM 21,915 Views 85 Comments

Abuse survivor Leona O’Callaghan said she is urging people to stand together to demand change in Ireland.

# gender-based-violence - Thursday 31 January, 2019

'Protecting victims of sexual violence a priority': Strategy tackling domestic and sexual violence under review
# Gender-based Violence
# Gender-based Violence

'Protecting victims of sexual violence a priority': Strategy tackling domestic and sexual violence under review

Jan 31st 2019, 6:20 AM 5,339 Views 7 Comments

In 2018, seven women died in violent circumstances.

# gender-based-violence - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Gender based violence: 'Our outrage cannot be confined to Hollywood'
# Me Too
# Me Too

Gender based violence: 'Our outrage cannot be confined to Hollywood'

Dec 16th 2017, 9:00 AM 9,566 Views 97 Comments

From sexual harassment and early marriage to the most extreme forms sexual violence, it is most prevalent in the poorer, more volatile parts of the world, writes Dominic MacSorley.

# gender-based-violence - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Take a walk through Kangemi slum, where Nairobi's poorest fight to survive
# Kenya
# Kenya

Take a walk through Kangemi slum, where Nairobi's poorest fight to survive

Mar 26th 2016, 9:00 PM 27,889 Views 29 Comments

Unemployment is high, addiction is rife, and most women are victims of some form of violence – but somehow they find the strength to carry on.

# gender-based-violence - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Plan to combat domestic violence will 'make Ireland a safer place for women and men'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Plan to combat domestic violence will 'make Ireland a safer place for women and men'

Jan 20th 2016, 6:00 PM 14,294 Views 38 Comments

There’ll be extra training for gardaí and a nationwide awareness campaign.

# gender-based-violence - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

We need to talk more about relationships, consent and sexual violence
# Opinion
# Opinion

We need to talk more about relationships, consent and sexual violence

Mar 24th 2015, 10:45 PM 86 Views 75 Comments

A recent survey in UCC found that many students have worrying gaps in knowledge about sexual violence.

# gender-based-violence - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Poverty, violence and myths about condoms: What's spreading HIV?
# South Africa
# South Africa

Poverty, violence and myths about condoms: What's spreading HIV?

Sep 28th 2014, 8:45 AM 12,194 Views 11 Comments

In South Africa, more than 6 million of the country’s 52 million population are HIV positive.

# gender-based-violence - Monday 14 July, 2014

Here's how Ireland is tackling violence against females during conflict
# Helping Hands
# Helping Hands

Here's how Ireland is tackling violence against females during conflict

Jul 14th 2014, 1:45 PM 7,354 Views 18 Comments

The money will be used by the International Rescue Committee to help during times of conflict or natural disaster.

# gender-based-violence - Friday 23 May, 2014

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work
# Africa Day
# Africa Day

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work

May 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 318 Views 41 Comments

In the run-up to Africa Day, Salome Mbugua discusses her social justice work in Ireland and various African countries.

# gender-based-violence - Thursday 28 November, 2013

"We hear of babies as young as five months being abducted and raped repeatedly"
# DRC
# DRC

"We hear of babies as young as five months being abducted and raped repeatedly"

Nov 28th 2013, 7:45 AM 18,559 Views 48 Comments

An Irish consortium highlighted the issue of gender based violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo at a seminar in Dublin yesterday.

# gender-based-violence - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Indian President approves death penalty in some rape cases
# India
# India

Indian President approves death penalty in some rape cases

Feb 3rd 2013, 5:20 PM 7,706 Views 37 Comments

Harsher punishments for rapists have been approved in India after a brutal gang-rape in New Delhi sparked national outrage and triggered demands for tougher laws.

# gender-based-violence - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women
# India
# India

Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women

Jan 24th 2013, 10:36 AM 7,959 Views 39 Comments

A far-right political party is distributing thousands of knives to women in a western Indian state to help them protect themselves, in the wake of a fatal gang-rape which horrified the country.

# gender-based-violence - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Technology increasingly used by abusive partners to monitor women
# Stalking
# Stalking

Technology increasingly used by abusive partners to monitor women

Jun 15th 2011, 12:56 PM 671 Views 1 Comment

Young women are increasingly being monitored by controlling and abusive partners through text messages or social networking sites like Facebook, according to a leading women’s charity.

# gender-based-violence - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

HSE considers cutting all core funding to Rape Crisis Network
# Rape Crisis
# Rape Crisis

HSE considers cutting all core funding to Rape Crisis Network

May 17th 2011, 12:52 PM 1,301 Views 0 Comments

The final decision to slash all core funding to the country’s Rape Crisis Network – which would force the current support services offered to victims of rape and sexual abuse to end – has been postponed until August pending a review.

# gender-based-violence - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Hundreds of women and girls raped in Haiti camps
# Haiti
# Haiti

Hundreds of women and girls raped in Haiti camps

Jan 6th 2011, 3:49 PM 978 Views 0 Comments

Amnesty International report highlights growing sexual violence in earthquake-ravaged country as charity Concern says the overall aid effort there is not proceeding as quickly as is needed.