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# sexual-crimes - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Speak or Survive: Does Ireland write off survivors of sexual violence?
# Road To Reform
# Road To Reform

Speak or Survive: Does Ireland write off survivors of sexual violence?

Sep 13th 2020, 9:30 AM 15,708 Views 18 Comments

Part two of Noteworthy series on victims of sexual crimes who speak out focuses on the poor mental health supports and outcomes for survivors.

# sexual-crimes - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Speak or Survive: Sexual violence victims still fighting roadblocks to justice
# Road To Reform
# Road To Reform

Speak or Survive: Sexual violence victims still fighting roadblocks to justice

Sep 12th 2020, 9:30 AM 15,417 Views 9 Comments

Survivors of sexual crimes tell Noteworthy investigation what needs to change to give victims a chance to find a voice, justice – and peace.

# sexual-crimes - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 24th 2018, 8:13 PM 16,928 Views 50 Comments

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
# Abducted
# Abducted

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

Apr 13th 2018, 10:19 AM 53,085 Views 56 Comments

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
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Four new HSE coordinators to deal with potential abuse cases

Oct 9th 2013, 11:12 AM 3,671 Views 14 Comments

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'
# Column
# Column

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

Sep 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 667 Views 62 Comments

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
# India

Second suspect arrested over Indian girl's rape

Apr 22nd 2013, 9:05 AM 8,949 Views 26 Comments

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
# Legal Process
# Legal Process

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

Dec 20th 2012, 2:30 PM 2,995 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.