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OF ALL the participants in this year’s Galway International Arts Festival it is probably a safe bet to say that Cameron Russell is the most glamorous.
A number of ceremonies to remember the 204 women in Ireland who have been brutally murdered since 1996 are taking place throughout the county as part of the international gender violence awareness campaign - 16 Days of Action.
Most families, most adults, and most communities have secrets; past indiscretions they would rather forget about, and usually not very serious. But some of them can be very painful, and are kept hidden, in a sort of a Secrets Box, long after they need to be.
COPE Galway will receive €1.16 million towards a new domestic violence refuge for Galway city.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.