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#Rape Crisis Network Ireland

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - This year 2022

Rape crisis centres: Increase in helpline calls compared with pre-pandemic years
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Rape crisis centres: Increase in helpline calls compared with pre-pandemic years

Oct 24th 2022, 12:05 AM 6,437 Views 0 Comments

That’s according to the Rape Crisis Network Ireland’s rape crisis statistics 2021 report.

# rape-crisis-network-ireland - Last year 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 4,076 Views 0 Comments

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

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 11,528 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 - All time

'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 8,463 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.

'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 9,063 Views 21 Comments

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

'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 10,178 Views 38 Comments

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

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 10,620 Views 112 Comments

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

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 8,734 Views 31 Comments

“There’s no grey area in the law.”

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 13,728 Views 28 Comments

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

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 27,121 Views 83 Comments

The ad is for the Role Models alcohol campaign.

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 4,533 Views 21 Comments

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

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 6,477 Views 35 Comments

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

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 7,584 Views 54 Comments

The Rape Crisis Network is asking for funding to be protected in light of the findings.

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 3,394 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.

'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 3,812 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.

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 3,663 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.

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 3,056 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 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 3,341 Views 9 Comments

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

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 9,164 Views 36 Comments

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

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 6,374 Views 48 Comments

More than half of women who became pregnant after rape went on to parent the child.

Rape case woman 'traumatised' by trial arrest - group
# Courts
# Courts

Rape case woman 'traumatised' by trial arrest - group

Feb 13th 2012, 5:14 PM 6,787 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.

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 1,439 Views 4 Comments

Rape Council Network Ireland saw an increase of almost 10 per cent in people using its counselling services in 2010.

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

In pictures: Women hit streets for SlutWalk protest

Oct 5th 2011, 5:58 PM 3,013 Views 17 Comments

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

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 1,320 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.