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Galway Rape Crisis Centre wants to reassure those in the community who may be seeking help that they are still there and are ready and available to provide support and counselling.
Mayo domestic abuse and rape crisis support services have added their voices to a major new TV, radio and social media advertising campaign to tackle the serious issue of domestic violence.
Galway Domestic Abuse Service has welcomed the timely, new Government awareness and information campaign on domestic abuse, which was launched this week (www.stillhere.ie) It is understood that radio and TV ads will start this week as part of the campaign.
Despite the lockdown necessitated by the coronavirus crisis, incidents of domestic violence will continue, but because of the lockdown many such incidents will continue to go under the radar, and unreported.
Three additional emergency accommodation units for victims of domestic violence will be provided in Galway by the end of this year, as part of a €1.5 million investment by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.
The Galway Rape Crisis Centre is currently looking for support workers to help victims of sexual assaults.
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.
The Galway City Council will call on the Government to ratify The Convention against Trafficking in Human Organs.
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.
omen experiencing domestic abuse received more than 1,700 calls last year.