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Church ceremony to highlight domestic violence

Two local groups have joined forces to organise a city event which will highlight the prevalence and impact of domestic violence on women and children. The issue affects one in five women in Ireland.

Manuela fund to help train child advocates to support sexually abused children

Money raised from a foundation set up in memory of a Swiss teenager who was murdered in the city in October 2007 will be used to fund an innovative project which will train volunteers to support children who have been sexually abused.

Men are unaware of the impact of domestic abuse on women

Almost half of the men who took part in a recent national survey say they are unaware of the impact of domestic violence on women.

Domestic violence census shows that women in Mayo are living lifetimes of abuse

Mayo Women’s Support Services has presented shocking statistics which show that domestic violence across Ireland and in Mayo is a daily threat for women of all ages and at all life stages.

Join community dance to highlight need to end violence against women

A domestic violence response group, set up to tackle the problem in Connemara, is urging people to join with activists around the world in the One Billion Rising, the largest day of action planned to highlight the need to end violence against women and girls.

Achill Local Area Network on Violence Against Women to be launched next week

On Monday next, December 3 at 7pm, Achill Local Area Network on Violence Against Women will be officially launched in Achill Library. This community based network is made up of a range of support services for women experiencing violence, along with community representatives and individuals in the Achill area; all who want to raise awareness of and create a community response to the issue of violence against women.

Sixteen Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women

The International 16 Days Opposing Violence Against Women runs from November 25 (which is UN Day Opposing Violence Against Women), to December 10 (which is Human Rights Day).

Sixteen Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women

The International 16 Days Opposing Violence Against Women runs from November 25 (which is UN Day Opposing Violence Against Women), to December 10 (which is Human Rights Day).

Eighty per cent of sexual violence survivors knew their attackers

Survivors of sexual violence and abuse knew the perpetrators of the crimes in nearly 80 per cent of cases, according to a new study, just published.

Poetry talk

Talk and discussion on the poetry of Adrienne Rich will be held in the Castlebar Social Services Centre tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am to 12 noon.

 

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