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Troy welcomes new measures aimed at helping victims of domestic violence

Local Fianna Fáil Deputy Robert Troy has welcomed new measures aimed at helping victims of domestic violence.

Workers want greater employer supports for women returning to workplace post career break

Seventy percent of employees believe that Irish employers should offer additional supports such as career coaching and additional training for women returning to the workplace following maternity leave or an extended career break to start a family.

Turn2Me launches support group for parents of bullied children

Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, is launching a support group for parents of bullied children.

Urgent action needed to tackle cyberbullying of women in politics

A University of Galway academic, Associate Professor Tom Felle, has called for laws, hefty fines and criminal action to be taken against social media companies who ‘fail to tackle cyber violence against women’.

New domestic violence support a step in the right direction, but could be improved, says COPE

Announced by Minister Roderic O'Gorman on Tuesday, August 8, the measures, which will provide victims of domestic violence with five days of fully paid leave, have been welcomed as a good start by local social services charity, COPE Galway, but they say there is room for improvement.

Cyberbullying and how to deal with it

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We are living in an age of technology which as we all know can have many benefits, however it can also create real harm and distress to our teenage population today. E-mails, mobile phones, cameras, texting, and numerous websites and chat groups such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Tik Tok are being used by young people to bully other young people and their friends in and out of school. Photographic images are used which can be seen by strangers as well as people known to you. This can harm the online image of the person involved. Cyberbullying can be persistent and permanent in some instances. Sometimes it can be very hard to notice as teachers or parents/guardians have not picked up on it online.

Cyberbullying and how best to deal with a problematic issue

Patricia O’Flaherty -Guidance Counsellor

Art installation giving voice to local women who experience domestic abuse set to tour the county

A new art installation, commissioned by Cope Galway Domestic Abuse Service to mark its 40th anniversary, is currently on the move to different parts of the county where the local charity provides outreach one-to-one sessions to women.

Older women are a substantial group seeking support from Galway-based Domestic Violence Response

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Domestic Violence Response (DVR) is a Galway City and County based service that provides information services, telephone and counselling support, advocacy support and accompaniment and educational programmes to women impacted by domestic abuse. DVR also provides a range of educational training and awareness programmes to organisations, third level colleges, community groups, secondary schools.

Half a century for justice — businessman reveals impact of abuse by former Christian Brother

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A well-known Galway businessman said he had waited fifty years for his journey to justice to be completed, after a former Christian Brother who indecently assaulted him in the early 1970s was told he will be sentenced in March.

 

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