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# Violence Against Women

Last week
16th June 2024 - 22nd June 2024
'Utterly appalling': Women's Aid records highest ever increase in reports of domestic abuse
This month
June 2024
Man who murdered his partner after she ended their relationship is convicted in London
This year
Maev Doyle, ex-wife of jailed former Garda, says it's time Ireland 'did better for our women'
Over 100 women murdered in Ireland since 2012 - and a gap in data on gendered violence
New cross-European investigation with Noteworthy finds Ireland’s response to violence against women hindered by insufficient records.
Female rape victims in Ireland almost treble that of EU counterparts
Investigation by Noteworthy and European colleagues shows Ireland ranking among highest number of reported rapes in 2022.
Sexual assault victims increase almost year on year since 2012
Between 2021 and 2023 over 68,000 rape victims recorded across Europe
Advocates say Ireland has ‘large-scale problem’ in tackling female violence
EU agrees on first law that combats violence against women
Last year
Lack of urgency to tackle violence against women 'unacceptable', Frances Fitzgerald says
Record high number of domestic abuse reports were made with Women's Aid last year
Frances Fitzgerald: We hope this will be the year for EU-wide action on violence against women
Frances Fitzgerald
'Forever my soulmate': Partner of Ashling Murphy pays tribute a year on from her death
All time
One in five young women subjected to relationship abuse, research finds
'Shocking' testimony on violence against women by female TDs shows all parties united on issue
'We need to stand up and be counted': TDs agree on all-party approach to violence against women
Jane Monckton Smith: This week's tragedy in Tullamore should be Ireland's watershed moment
Jane Monckton Smith
Taoiseach: We need to call out undermining of women and misogyny in Ireland
Áine Kerr: Women deserve to run for exercise without having to face the shadows
Áine Kerr
'A woman's worst nightmare': A nation in shock and anger after murder of Ashling Murphy
Opinion: 'It's like a war has ended and you don’t know who you are anymore'
Mia de Faoite
UK could ban wolf whistling as part of new laws against street harassment
Woman set on fire on way to testify against her alleged rapists in India
'A woman often blames herself ': Dispelling myths around domestic abuse
Full pardon granted to French woman who killed abusive husband
Campaigners say data collection on domestic violence in Ireland at 'crisis point'
In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison
Donal O'Keeffe
Turkish talent show teenager shot in the head after receiving death threats
How the language we choose can help combat violence against women
Mia Doering
'I swear it will never happen again' - what he said 5 weeks before he killed her
Graham Dwyer highlights the danger of thinking a 'type' of person commits sexual crimes
Anne-Marie Scully
Why are men more likely to be violent than women?
Ian Hughes
This city has just banned Uber after claims a driver raped a passenger
800 Days: 'I thought I knew what anger was, but I had never even touched its surface'
Aoife Lyons
Opinion: Young Travellers experiencing domestic violence can feel extremely isolated
Rebecca McDonagh
New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders
This TD wants a 'sick and abusive' pick-up artist banned from Ireland
Around 120 million girls worldwide have been sexually assaulted
Third suspect arrested in India gang rape and murder case
Aaron McKenna: Domestic violence is just that – violence. Why not treat it that way?
Aaron McKenna
Not just monsters and Adrian Bayleys: Tom Meagher on normal men's violence against women
Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?
Poll: Would you feel safer if ‘safe havens’ existed in your area?