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#rape culture

# rape-culture - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'Displaying the victims underwear in court is evidence alright - of rape culture'

What I was wearing the night I was brutally raped does not justify the attack – but I knew some people would say that it did, writes Morgan Barbour.

# rape-culture - Thursday 18 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge Safety warnings issued to women suggest that flouting 'the rules' is to accept the outcome Victim Blaming

Safety warnings issued to women suggest that flouting 'the rules' is to accept the outcome

‘Don’t use earphones or handheld devices.’

# rape-culture - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Audiences left 'shell-shocked' at world premiere of Irish play about sexual violence

The stage adaptation of Louise O’Neill’s best-selling book has made its world premiere in the Everyman in Cork.

# rape-culture - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Rate my rape list: 'I'm angry at the silence of the men of Ireland'

In the wake of the ‘rate my rape’ list on a school wall, Dr Cliona Saidlear says we have to talk about rape culture in Ireland.

# rape-culture - Friday 13 April, 2018

Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'

The list proves the need to modernise our sexual education in schools, the Taoiseach said.

# rape-culture - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Cork school investigating list that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'

The list took the form of graffiti on a bathroom door.

# rape-culture - Thursday 2 November, 2017

#MeToo: 'Some contributors use it as a platform to pour scorn on all men'

Too much of the debate in the mainstream and social media around gender issues is dictated by a strain of feminism that views masculinity as inherently problematic, writes AR Devine.

# rape-culture - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Stanford sex attack: Student who stopped rape speaks out

“The guy ran away, my friend chased after him.”

# rape-culture - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge An Irish man has this powerful message about rape culture Echo Chamber

An Irish man has this powerful message about rape culture

“The only way we can fix rape culture is by teaching our young men about consent and ending banter culture”.

# rape-culture - Saturday 9 April, 2016

"I should have told my friend his 'rape joke' was inappropriate. Why didn't I?"

Men need to start feeling more than a little uncomfortable about the issue of consent, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# rape-culture - Sunday 20 March, 2016

'I've been groped, felt up, and harassed. Rape culture exists and we need men to step up'

It’s time for all men to get a little bit uncomfortable about the culture we all operate in, writes Mia Doering.

# rape-culture - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

WATCH: Unborn girl urges father to help stop rape culture Dear Daddy This post contains videos

WATCH: Unborn girl urges father to help stop rape culture

One in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, usually from a male partner.

# rape-culture - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Department store criticised for ad that 'promotes date rape'

The ad features a man standing behind a woman with the text “Spike your friend’s eggnog when they’re not looking.”

# rape-culture - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Police force in Twitter storm after engaging in 'rape banter' about a football match

Merseyside Police have apologised and promised a ‘full investigation’.

# rape-culture - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Louise O'Neill: "I wanted the reader to finish this book and be absolutely furious"

The Cork author’s book is one of the most talked-about novels of the year.

# rape-culture - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Chrissie Hynde criticised for saying high heels and ‘f*** me’ clothes could 'entice' a rapist

The Pretenders rocker has been accused of victim blaming.

# rape-culture - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Indian girl falls to death after being groped and pushed off bus

Two people have been arrested.

# rape-culture - Monday 5 January, 2015

Students suspended after poll on which classmates they would "hate f**k"

Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, says the move was “necessary to ensure a safe and supportive environment”.

# rape-culture - Thursday 11 December, 2014

This police video from Hungary is being slammed for blaming rape victims

The video shows a group of young women drinking and dressing up and suggest it encourages rape.

# rape-culture - Monday 1 December, 2014

"Everyone considers them as rape fraternities" - US colleges have a rape problem

California has just brought in a ‘Yes means Yes’ consent law.

# rape-culture - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

T-shirt that called rape "a snuggle with a struggle" pulled from department stores

The t-shirt was sold by Philippines’ biggest mall operator until a social media outrage.

# rape-culture - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Line drawn at Queen's Belfast as Blurred Lines is banned Robin Thicke This post contains a poll

Line drawn at Queen's Belfast as Blurred Lines is banned

The controversial Robin Thicke song will no longer be played on campus at Queen’s.

# rape-culture - Friday 18 October, 2013

UK efforts to dispel myths about sex abuse victims welcomed in Ireland

The Crown Prosecution Service has moved to dispel certain myths and stereotypes about victims.

# rape-culture - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Column: The CollegeTimes.ie article endorses the view of women as targets and men as predators

A ‘One Night Stand Guide – For Him’ on the CollegeTimes.ie caused controversy today after it told men to ‘prey’ on women and get them drunk. Cliona Saidlear writes there was nothing satirical about the article.

# rape-culture - Monday 25 March, 2013

Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car

The ads were uploaded to the Internet without the carmaker’s approval.

Lisa McInerney: Rape culture is a stupid, cruel response to a dark reality

Blaming sexual assault victims for their ordeals – such as in the recent case in Steubenville, Ohio – is retrograde and wrong.

# rape-culture - Monday 13 February, 2012

Column: Accept it – ‘rape culture’ exists

Rape ‘jokes’ and equating violence with passion – just two of the ways in which Ireland shows some alarming societal attitudes towards women and sex, writes Lisa McInerney.