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Mayo Rape Crisis Centre joins global campaign

On February 14 at 1.30pm in Market Square, Castlebar, the Mayo Rape Crisis Centre will gather with friends, families, supporters, survivors, anyone who loves women and girls, and join with activists around the world for One Billion Rising, the largest day of action in the history of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls.

Join community dance to highlight need to end violence against women

A domestic violence response group, set up to tackle the problem in Connemara, is urging people to join with activists around the world in the One Billion Rising, the largest day of action planned to highlight the need to end violence against women and girls.

Budget will drive families into crisis, warns COPE

The Budget will drive more and more local families - already under severe pressure from the recession - into crisis, the director of services for COPE Galway, warned this week.

Sixteen Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women

The International 16 Days Opposing Violence Against Women runs from November 25 (which is UN Day Opposing Violence Against Women), to December 10 (which is Human Rights Day).

Lilies ritual

Mayo Women’s Support Services in collaboration with Mayo Rape Crisis Centre will host a number of awareness raising events throughout the 16 Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women.

Sixteen Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women

The International 16 Days Opposing Violence Against Women runs from November 25 (which is UN Day Opposing Violence Against Women), to December 10 (which is Human Rights Day).

Eighty per cent of sexual violence survivors knew their attackers

Survivors of sexual violence and abuse knew the perpetrators of the crimes in nearly 80 per cent of cases, according to a new study, just published.

Women’s Aid domestic violence helpline now accessible in many languages

Women’s Aid has announced that the Women’s Aid National Freephone Helpline is now accessible to women in 170 different languages. The new interpretation service allows women with limited or no English experiencing domestic violence to access free, confidential, telephone support.

Balloon release highlights domestic violence

A women’s group from the Newpark Close Family Resource Centre held a balloon release last Friday morning, as part of the ‘16 days of Action against domestic violence’ campaign.

16 Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women

This year marks the 21st year of the global 16 Days of Action Opposing Violence against Women. Violence against women is an enormous problem in Ireland with thousands of women experiencing rape, physical assaults, emotional and financial abuse and many other forms of exploitation every day.

 

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