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The Dirty Circus - teasing, proud, and empowering

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THE ANNUAL appearance of The Dirty Circus, Galway's burlesque and cabaret night, at the Vodafone Comedy Carnival, is as natural and traditional a pairing as stockings and suspenders.

COPE Galway Domestic Violence Service talks to students about dating abuse in Valentines Week

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This Valentine’s week, COPE Galway Domestic Violence and Outreach Service were back on campus at NUIG and GMIT to raise awareness among young people of the signs of an abusive relationship.

Charity which supports children and families affected by child sexual abuse seek volunteers

A charity which provides a support service for children and families affected by child sexual abuse is seeking volunteers.

McFadden calls for more positive action on bullying

Athlone-based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has called on her Seanad colleagues to show their support for anti-bullying behaviour by the public wearing of a specially designed badge.

Looking into the psyche of 'toughened, conflicted' women

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UNDER A dark and unforgiving sky, in a society in chaos and turmoil, three women who have endured physical, sexual, or emotional trauma and violence, drug abuse, and one finding herself needing to seek an abortion, gather to tell their stories.

Mac move is to stop trademark bullying says Supermacs’ chief

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In a significant move in the ongoing trademark dispute between Supermac’s and fast food giant McDonald’s, Supermac’s has asked the EU regulator to cancel the use of the Big Mac trademark registered by McDonald’s under certain classes. The request has been formally submitted to the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) by Supermac’s which has asked that it take effect immediately on the basis that McDonald’s is engaged in trademark bullying.

More than 1,700 calls made to domestic violence helpline

omen experiencing domestic abuse received more than 1,700 calls last year.

Low self esteem makes women more vulnerable to abusive relationships

Low self esteem and a lack of information are important indicators of vulnerability to abuse in relationships, according to the latest research on the subject.

‘Happiness is possible’, says psychotherapist who survived decade of childhood abuse

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Kenneth Barrett first contemplated taking his life when he was eight years of age. When he was 11, he tried to hang himself from a tree near his home in Loughrea. Other suicide attempts followed, including an attempt to drown himself.

Two out of five local women surveyed say domestic violence began when they were pregnant

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All of the participants in a local study about parenting in relationships characterised by domestic violence and abuse continue to experience abuse despite having left these relationships, it was revealed this week.

 

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