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Mayo domestic abuse and rape crisis supports still in place despite Covid-19

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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.

O’Reilly raises concerns over low levels of reporting sexual assaults

Sexual assault reporting is “so low in Galway” it was “excluded from the Garda report” received by councillors and community representatives at the Joint Policing Committee this week.

Survivors of domestic abuse hailed for their ‘incredible’ strength

The “incredible” strength and resilience of women who survive abusive relationships was singled out for special praise this week by COPE Galway in the run up to International Women’s Day which takes place tomorrow (Friday).

Galwayman jailed for eight years for rape and sexual assault of daughter

A Galway man who committed “despicable crimes” by subjecting his daughter to years of physical and sexual abuse has been jailed for eight years.

Government approves Bill to tackle serial sex offenders

The Government has agreed to proceed with a new bill that will target repeat sex offenders, which will broadly reflect proposals originally introduced by Minister of State, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran.

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.

Join the team at Galway Rape Crisis Centre as psychological support worker

Galway Rape Crisis Centre is a dynamic organisation with passionate staff who have been supporting survivors of sexual abuse and rape since 1984.

Moran’s Bill would see longer sentences for repeat sex offenders

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Local Minister of State at the Office of Public Works, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, has introduced a Bill that will see serial sex offenders put behind bars for longer.

Manuela Riedo Foundation Ireland allocates €38,000 to sexual assault support agencies

The Manuela Riedo Foundation Ireland (MRFI) has announced that €38,950 has been allocated to professional support agencies for victims and survivors of sexual assault and rape in Ireland. The funding also aided the development of a sexual violence prevention and education pilot programme aimed at transition year students which MRFI initiated in 2015.

Support volunteers needed for sexual assault treatment unit

Olivia Lavelle became a psychological support volunteer at the Sexual Assault Treatment unit in Galway three years ago. She had completed a masters in the Psychology of Education - her thesis was on sex education - and applied for a community employment scheme position in administration at Galway Rape Crisis Centre (GRCC). From there, she went on to becoming a volunteer with the organisation.

 

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