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Nearly 700 Supported by Domestic Violence Services on Just One Day

Jun 10, 2014 Comments Off by

On Just One Day, 467 women and 229 children – over 700 people – were receiving accommodation and support from a domestic violence service in Ireland, according to the 2013 SAFE Ireland One-Day Census, released today. The shocking numbers, which SAFE Ireland CEO Sharon O’Halloran said were in reality “the tip of the iceberg” highlight […]

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Join Us for a Photocall to Highlight Daily Reality of Domestic Violence

Jun 05, 2014 Comments Off by

Tuesday, June 10th, 1:15 pm, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

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Violence Against Women Every Day, Every Where

Mar 05, 2014 Comments Off by

Europe’s biggest survey on violence against women reveals that 26% of Irish women – or 394,325 women in 2012 – have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by a partner or non-partner. Read More

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22 Pregnant Women Looked for Safety from Violence on Just One Day

Jun 20, 2013 Comments Off

On just one day in Ireland, November 6, 2012 – 537 women and 311 children were accommodated and/or received support from a domestic violence service, SAFE Ireland revealed in its 2012 National One Day Census. Read More…

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SAFE Ireland launch 2011 National Statistics

Nov 27, 2012 Comments Off

It’s Time to MAN UP about Domestic Violence Over 11,000 women and children look for safety from home violence in 2011 SAFE Ireland revealed today that nearly 8,000 women and over 3,000 children, received support from domestic violence services in 2011. Read More…

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Invitation to launch of MAN UP

Nov 14, 2012 Comments Off

SAFE Ireland would like to invite you to MAN UP. The launch of an inspiring, brave new awareness campaign to start making Ireland the safest place for women and children with special guest Ryan Tubridy. See more…

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Free iPhone Information App for Everyone

Jul 30, 2012 Comments Off

Have you downloaded our free App. Recent research has highlighted the important role of friends and families and a range of professionals in giving information about support services to victims of domestic violence. Click Here for details >>

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New women's refuge cannot open due to lack of funding

Apr 05, 2012 Comments Off

A NEWLY built Kildare-based refuge, which has been unable to open due to lack of funding, has had to turn away 20 women and 47 children living with domestic violence, according to the manager of the service.

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770 women and children seek help on just one day

Mar 08, 2012 Comments Off

Nearly 800 women and children sought help from domestic violence services on one day last year according to figures released today. Click here to read Kitty Holland’s article in the Irish Times.

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International Women’s Day launch of SAFE Ireland 2011 National Census Report

Mar 08, 2012 Comments Off

In tandem with a Global Data Count of domestic violence services, SAFE Ireland announced today, International Women’s Day, that 770 women and children received support from domestic violence services on just one day. The network’s national one-day census which was carried out on November 4th 2011. more here »

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