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Galway Rape Crisis Centre seeks volunteer support workers

The Galway Rape Crisis Centre is currently looking for support workers to help victims of sexual assaults.

'People talk about rape when it hits the headlines but we should talk about it on an ongoing basis'

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For more than 30 years, the Galway Rape Crisis Centre has been offering vital support to victims of sexual violence and abuse. Founded in 1984, the centre is the second largest in the country, after Dublin, and facilitates nearly as many client appointments as its capital counterpart while operating on half the budget.

Council calls for ratification of The Convention against Trafficking in Human Organs

The Galway City Council will call on the Government to ratify The Convention against Trafficking in Human Organs.

Galwayman jailed for weekly rape of his foster sister

A Galway man has been sentenced to seven and half years in prison for the weekly rape of his foster sister more than 10 years ago.

More than 1,700 calls made to domestic violence helpline

omen experiencing domestic abuse received more than 1,700 calls last year.

Sexual assault treatment service for children re-opens

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.

Call for workers experiencing domestic violence to be given paid leave

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With more than 100 instances of reported domestic abuse in Galway last year, Ireland must follow the lead of Australia and the United States by introducing paid leave to workers experiencing domestic violence.

€1.18 million allocated for new domestic violence refuge

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Funding of more than €1 million is being provided to build a refuge for people who have been subjected to domestic violence. The refuge will be located in Galway city and will be run by COPE.

Support for abused women vital to negotiate legal system

Women experiencing domestic violence have identified assistance from a domestic violence service as a vital support in accessing and negotiating the legal system to obtain protection from an abusive partner or ex-partner.

An Taoiseach promises to meet challenge of domestic violence at Mayo MAN UP launch

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An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD said that he was “one for reality and the truth” when he made a commitment to meet the challenge of the enormous problem of domestic violence in Mayo and Ireland.

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