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#Rape Crisis

# rape-crisis - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Young people are taking what they know about sex from porn'

Conversation around consent and sexual violence in Ireland has been dominated in recent weeks by George Hook.

# rape-crisis - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Homeless crisis: Rise in calls to rape helpline from people who have lost their homes

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is reporting a marked increase in contacts from people who have been rendered homeless.

# rape-crisis - Saturday 23 May, 2015

This hard-hitting video could challenge people's views on rape

This hard-hitting video could challenge people's views on rape

“Most people who are raped already know the person who raped them,” said Rape Crisis Midwest.

# rape-crisis - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Sexual consent needs to be legally defined: 'Not doing so isolates and silences victims'

RCNI recommends a definition similar to that adopted in England and Wales be introduced to a new sexual offences Bill.

# rape-crisis - Monday 9 March, 2015

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# rape-crisis - Monday 19 May, 2014

Two rape crisis centres are to close temporarily as cuts take hold

The services in Clare and Tipperary will be closed for at least a month because of a €120,000 shortfall.

# rape-crisis - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15

This is the largest European study on violence against women, including interviews with 42,000 women across Europe.

# rape-crisis - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Young people believe alcohol facilitates the majority of 'sexual hook ups'

New research into youth sexual behaviour, consent and alcohol finds that Irish young people believe sexual consent is largely ‘unspoken’.

# rape-crisis - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

'Disturbing' increase in calls to rape helpline in 2012

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre accompanied 260 victims to the sexual assault treatment unit in the Rotunda Hospital last year.

# rape-crisis - Friday 11 January, 2013

17 terminations of pregnancy as a result of rape in 2011

Rape Crisis Network Ireland said that two out of 90 survivors became pregnant more than once as a result in rape and had different outcomes each time.

# rape-crisis - 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 - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# rape-crisis - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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.