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#sexual crimes

# sexual-crimes - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet

Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.

# sexual-crimes - Friday 13 April, 2018

Brutal gang rape and murder of eight-year-old girl in India triggers nationwide outrage

She was abducted and forced to take sedatives while held captive in a shed and Hindu temple.

# sexual-crimes - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Four new HSE coordinators to deal with potential abuse cases

Children’s Minister Frances Fitzgerald has announced the appointment of the new HSE staff members following the publication of a major report on abuse by the RCNI.

# sexual-crimes - Monday 16 September, 2013

Column: 'It is a crime to be born a woman in India'

Shame is a powerful concept, used to control and modify behaviour the world over – and it has been used to perpetuate gender imbalances in countries like India, writes Christie Louise Tucker.

# sexual-crimes - Monday 22 April, 2013

Second suspect arrested over Indian girl's rape India This post contains images

Second suspect arrested over Indian girl's rape

Police in New Dehli have arrested a second suspect in their investigation into the abduction and rape of a five-year-old girl in the city last week.

# sexual-crimes - 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.