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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).
A Galway man who committed “despicable crimes” by subjecting his daughter to years of physical and sexual abuse has been jailed for eight years.
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.
A charity which provides a support service for children and families affected by child sexual abuse is seeking volunteers.
Galway Rape Crisis Centre is a dynamic organisation with passionate staff who have been supporting survivors of sexual abuse and rape since 1984.
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.
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.
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.
Galway Rape Crisis Centre is seeking psychological support staff to work in the sexual assault treatment unit (SATU) in the city. The facility, one of the few in the country, opened in 2009 following a 20 year campaign by the GRCC.
The State’s only 24 hour service for the forensic examination of children and adolescents who have been sexually abused or allegedly raped, which is located in the city and closed last month, has re-opened.