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#Rape Crisis Network Ireland

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Rape crisis centres: 22% increase in helpline calls as waiting lists rise
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland

Rape crisis centres: 22% increase in helpline calls as waiting lists rise

Oct 7th 2021, 1:28 PM 4,024 Views 0 Comments

More than 13,068 contacts were made to six centres last year.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Irish teenagers facing high levels of sexual harassment, report finds
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland

Irish teenagers facing high levels of sexual harassment, report finds

Jul 29th 2021, 6:00 PM 11,387 Views 10 Comments

Four out of five teenagers surveyed said they had been subjected to sexual harassment in the last 12 months.

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

'There's a lot we can do to make the court process easier for rape victims'
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland

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

May 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 8,420 Views 30 Comments

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
# Significant Cuts
# Significant Cuts

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

Oct 19th 2017, 11:40 AM 9,042 Views 21 Comments

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
# Rape Crisis Network
# Rape Crisis Network

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

Dec 19th 2016, 1:26 PM 10,119 Views 38 Comments

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
# LGBT
# LGBT

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

Jul 11th 2016, 3:30 PM 10,589 Views 112 Comments

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?
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

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

Jun 14th 2015, 7:45 AM 8,714 Views 31 Comments

“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
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

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

Jun 9th 2015, 1:30 PM 13,706 Views 28 Comments

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
# Role Models
# Role Models

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

Mar 12th 2015, 2:39 PM 27,023 Views 83 Comments

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
# Report
# Report

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

Nov 12th 2014, 3:47 PM 4,513 Views 21 Comments

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
# Rape Crisis Centres
# Rape Crisis Centres

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

Oct 28th 2014, 7:28 PM 6,408 Views 35 Comments

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
# Fear
# Fear

EU wide survey on violence against women shows startling statistics

Mar 5th 2014, 11:07 AM 7,500 Views 54 Comments

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
# DNA Testing
# DNA Testing

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

Sep 11th 2013, 3:15 PM 3,385 Views 27 Comments

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
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

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

Jun 26th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,781 Views 1 Comment

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
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

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

Jan 23rd 2013, 10:07 AM 3,645 Views 38 Comments

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
# Legal Process
# Legal Process

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

Dec 20th 2012, 2:30 PM 3,020 Views 9 Comments

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
# Rape Crisis
# Rape Crisis

Rape helpline to see increased calls over Christmas

Dec 15th 2012, 7:45 AM 3,314 Views 9 Comments

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
# Date-rape
# Date-rape

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

Sep 11th 2012, 9:31 PM 9,125 Views 36 Comments

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
# Rape
# Rape

New figures show outcome of pregnancies as a result of rape

Feb 29th 2012, 1:42 PM 6,322 Views 48 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Rape case woman 'traumatised' by trial arrest - group

Feb 13th 2012, 5:14 PM 6,772 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rape

Increase in number of people availing of support for rape and sexual violence

Nov 23rd 2011, 9:22 PM 1,427 Views 4 Comments

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

In pictures: Women hit streets for SlutWalk protest
# SlutWalk
# SlutWalk

In pictures: Women hit streets for SlutWalk protest

Oct 5th 2011, 5:58 PM 2,974 Views 17 Comments

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
# Rape Crisis
# Rape Crisis

HSE considers cutting all core funding to Rape Crisis Network

May 17th 2011, 12:52 PM 1,303 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.