Search Results for 'Sexual violence'

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NUI Galway study finds pornography use is associated with sexual aggression

A research study conducted by NUI Galway and Zagreb University in Croatia on 600 Croatian male high school students aged 15-17 over a 20-month period, has found that pornography use is associated with sexual aggression over time but only when people report a pre-disposition to aggression. In isolation, pornography use does not predict sexual aggression.

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.

Support volunteers needed for sexual assault treatment unit

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.

Connolly demands 'immediate re-opening' of Sexual Assault Treatment Unit

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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.

Become a SATU support worker with Galway Rape Crisis Centre

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

Become a SATU support worker with Galway Rape Crisis Centre

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

Frightened families risking crime to pay off drug debts

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Drug related intimidation in the city and county is forcing frightened families to risk committing crimes in order to pay off debts run up by loved ones.

The role of consent in preventing sexual assault and discrimination

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.

We should be critical consumers of Fifty Shades of Grey

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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?

First volunteers ready to help victims of sexual assault

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.

 

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