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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 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.
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.
Closure of the Sexual Assault Treatment for Children in Galway is "unacceptable" and it must be reopened "immediately" especially as sexual assault and violence remains one of the most under-reported and under-recorded of crimes.
When evaluating the liberations and empowerment of modern sexual mores, the issue of consent is one that is often ignored by the participants. Often consent is confused with empowerment on both genders.
A survey investigating the sexual health and attitudes of students at NUI Galway has revealed that a quarter of female participants reported attempted or completed forced sexual assault.
Rape is wrong; no question. But consent? Well there are all sorts of shades of grey. Not only do we get told the greyness of consent is realistic we also get sold a notion that it is in fact sexy. So where is the harm?
Volunteer child and family accompaniment officers are being recruited and trained for the Paediatric Forensic Medical Services to support child victims of sexual assault and their families.
A man was sent forward this week, at Ballina District Court, to the current sitting of the Central Criminal Court.
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.