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Exhibition to explore Irish women’s fight for bodily autonomy

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LITTLE MORE than two years on from the State’s historic vote to repeal the controversial 8th Amendment, a new exhibition at the Galway Arts Centre will examine societal and religious attempts to suppress reproductive rights in Ireland.

Tea party fundraiser raises funds for COPE

Much-needed funds for COPE's Galway domestic abuse service have been raised by a recent online tea party.

GMIT welcomes report promoting consent and preventing sexual violence in higher education institutions

GMIT welcomes the publication by THEA of the PROPEL Project Report “Promoting Consent and Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Institutions” and supports the call for further funding, increased resources and robust policies and procedures at national and institutional level to help Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) address the challenges.

Mayo Rape Crisis Centre - helping for over a quarter of a century

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The services of Mayo Rape Crisis Centre have been available to the people of Mayo dealing with the after-effects of sexual violence, for the past 26 years.

Practical and emotional support from Domestic Violence Response

Domestic Violence Response (DVR) is a community based company and registered charity, responding to the needs of women who are impacted by domestic abuse.The vision of DVR is a society that understands and deals effectively with domestic abuse.

Analysis needed into why domestic violence cases are not progressed by victims, JPC hears

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Analysis should be undertaken to find out why more women do not proceed with complaints to Gardai about violent partners, the Galway County Council Joint Policing Committee heard this week.

COVID has become a partner in crime in domestic abuse, says COPE Galway

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COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service has called on the local community to recognise domestic abuse as a wider societal issue and to be alert to the fact that a woman they know may be in an abusive situation at home – one that is perhaps compounded under COVID restrictions.

MWSS calls on Government to clarify funding for domestic violence services in the face of second lockdown

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Mayo Women’s Support Services (MWSS) has called for 'clarity from the Government on the level of funding that will be provided to the hard-pressed sector, as it continues to deal with increasing levels of domestic abuse and coercive control'.

‘We are still here,’ says Galway Rape Crisis Centre

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 supports still in place despite Covid-19

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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.

 

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