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Much-needed funds for COPE's Galway domestic abuse service have been raised by a recent online tea party.
Domestic Violence Response (DVR) is a community based company and registered charity, responding to the needs of women who are impacted by domestic abuse.The vision of DVR is a society that understands and deals effectively with domestic abuse.
Today, I am in the public eye as a broadcaster. My work in radio allows me to attend public events, like concerts, as well as to meet new people from all over the world. Part of my job is doing in-depth interviews for my radio show, C.S.I. I get to travel a great deal, too. For a kid who was bullied, it is all reasonably remarkable. I went from being shy and terrified to totally outgoing, living a full, healthy and happy life. The road from here to there was not always easy though.
Analysis should be undertaken to find out why more women do not proceed with complaints to Gardai about violent partners, the Galway County Council Joint Policing Committee heard this week.
The publication of the Final Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes has been acknowledged as an important milestone with deep and personal impact for all those with a connection to the Mother and Baby Homes.
COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service has called on the local community to recognise domestic abuse as a wider societal issue and to be alert to the fact that a woman they know may be in an abusive situation at home – one that is perhaps compounded under COVID restrictions.
MWSS calls on Government to clarify funding for domestic violence services in the face of second lockdown
Mayo Women’s Support Services (MWSS) has called for 'clarity from the Government on the level of funding that will be provided to the hard-pressed sector, as it continues to deal with increasing levels of domestic abuse and coercive control'.
Mayo domestic abuse and rape crisis support services have added their voices to a major new TV, radio and social media advertising campaign to tackle the serious issue of domestic violence.
Galway Domestic Abuse Service has welcomed the timely, new Government awareness and information campaign on domestic abuse, which was launched this week (www.stillhere.ie) It is understood that radio and TV ads will start this week as part of the campaign.
Despite the lockdown necessitated by the coronavirus crisis, incidents of domestic violence will continue, but because of the lockdown many such incidents will continue to go under the radar, and unreported.