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#Rape Crisis Network Ireland

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'There's a lot we can do to make the court process easier for rape victims'

Yesterday a rape victim told the Central Criminal Court that the trial was one of the hardest things she has ever had to do.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'We have a duty to survivors': Rape Crisis Network won't publish data because of funding cuts

The group said that its funding had been reduced by 70% since 2015.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Monday 19 December, 2016

'Our culture blames victims as young as 12': New report on sexual violence in Ireland launched

At the launch of its annual report, the RCNI spoke about consent, abortion and how we judge teenage victims.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Monday 11 July, 2016

Calls for new hate crime laws as people report assaults and violence because of sexuality

The RCNI’s new report launched today looks at LGBT survivors of sexual violence.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Two out of every three victims of rape won't report it to the authorities - why?

“There’s no grey area in the law.”

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Tusla defends its decision to withdraw funding from the Rape Crisis Network

It says, “The decision is dictated by the need to achieve the best use of limited available resources.”

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Thursday 12 March, 2015

The Rape Crisis Network says this ad "blames victims of rape", but those behind it say that's not true

The ad is for the Role Models alcohol campaign.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

One in seven sex abuse victims felt they were treated insensitively by gardaí

The report also found that 41% of victims did not receive ongoing contact with the gardaí after they reported their case.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Direct Provision 'increases distress and vulnerability' of sexually-abused migrants

The Rape Crisis Network of Ireland has said that the DP system needs to be overhauled to protect refugees.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

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.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

DNA database is one more tool that will help catch perpetrators, says RCNI

The Rape Crisis Network Ireland welcomes the DNA Database System Bill which will increase the possibility for justice for sexual violence victims.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

'Urgent action' needed to regulate access to the counselling notes of child sex abuse survivors

The RCNI has called for an end to the current system which allows a child’s intimate counselling notes, discussing their sexual abuse, to be used during a court trial.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

RCNI calls for an end to granting bail after conviction for rape

The Rape Crisis Network Ireland has called for renewed urgency in reforming sentencing and bail practices following this week’s controversial sentencing at a Dublin court.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Victims of sexual crimes wait average of three years for attacker's sentencing

A Rape Crisis Network Ireland guide for survivors of sexual violence says it takes an average of 33 months to reach sentencing stage.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Rape helpline to see increased calls over Christmas

There were 1,834 calls to the national 24 hour helpline for rape and sexual abuse during the 2011 festive season.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Alcohol is Ireland's most common 'date-rape' drug - Rape Crisis Network

The organisation says that it is both urgent and possible to change the link between alcohol consumption and sexual violence.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

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-crisis-network-ireland - Monday 13 February, 2012

Rape case woman 'traumatised' by trial arrest - group

The Rape Crisis Network has criticised a judge’s handling of a case in which a woman was reportedly arrested during her alleged attackers’ trial.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

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.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

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In pictures: Women hit streets for SlutWalk protest

Ireland’s first ever SlutWalk took place in Galway today, with dozens protesting against attitudes to sexual assault.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

HSE considers cutting all core funding to Rape Crisis Network

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.