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#Istanbul Convention

# istanbul-convention - Monday 1 July, 2019

Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has set out its recommendations for key priority actions for the State.

# istanbul-convention - Monday 29 April, 2019

Irish citizens who commit serious offences abroad will be open to prosecution from today

The law enables Ireland to ratify the Istanbul Convention.

# istanbul-convention - Friday 8 March, 2019

Taoiseach says there is an 'epidemic' of violence against women

The government today ratified the Istanbul Convention which obliges it to protect women from all forms of violence.

# istanbul-convention - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'Groundbreaking' domestic violence law covers psychological abuse and the views of children

The legislation gives extra support to survivors.

# istanbul-convention - 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.

# istanbul-convention - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Over 3,000 disclosures of child abuse to Women's Aid last year, up 55 per cent

Women’s Aid has said that the more severe the domestic violence against a mother, the more likely as child is to be abused in the home.