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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.
MWSS, the frontline domestic violence service in Mayo which offers a range of supports to women and children affected by domestic abuse and coercive control has welcomed "the timely, new Government awareness and information campaign on domestic violence, called ‘Still Here’ which will run across radio and television over the next few weeks."
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.
The Prince of Wales Hotel Athlone is the venue for an International Women’s Day ‘Build Your Confidence’ workshop to take place on Saturday, March 7, from 11am-12.30pm.
The Galway Rape Crisis Centre is currently looking for support workers to help victims of sexual assaults.
Speaking this week to the Athlone Advertiser as her local election campaign continues to gather momentum, Athlone SocDems candidate, Fiona Lynam, has called for better support processes for those people who suffer violence in the home.
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.
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.
A Galway man who committed “despicable crimes” by subjecting his daughter to years of physical and sexual abuse has been jailed for eight years.