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'Stopping the hurt at home' ANTI-VIOLENCE CAMPAIGN

Dec 11, 2010 Comments Off on 'Stopping the hurt at home' ANTI-VIOLENCE CAMPAIGN

A new campaign hopes to tackle violence against women, with men taking a leading role, writes PAMELA DUNCAN in the Irish Times Saturday Magazine.

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Gambling with Women and Children’s Safety

Dec 02, 2010 Comments Off on Gambling with Women and Children’s Safety

7,512 women, 2,462 children supported and over 34,000 helpline calls to domestic violence services in 2009. “Ireland is now gambling recklessly with the lives of women and children seeking support for domestic violence”, said SAFE Ireland, the representative network of domestic violence services. It announced its latest stark statistics today, half way through the international 16 days of action against violence against women.

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Domestic violence – the role of the practice nurse

Nov 25, 2010 Comments Off on Domestic violence – the role of the practice nurse

The 25th November was the United Nations designated International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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'My husband broke my cheekbone once. Another time he tried to strangle me'

Sep 25, 2010 Comments Off on 'My husband broke my cheekbone once. Another time he tried to strangle me'

Domestic violence against women and children in immigrant communities is a growing problem. Now there are calls for a change in Government policy to give victims of violence more rights and better access to the emergency facilities they need, writes JAMIE SMYTH, Social Affairs Correspondent. http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/weekend/2010/0925/1224279646614.html

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SAFE Ireland calls for intervention to support victims of domestic violence who cannot access state support because they don’t satisfy the Habitual Residency Condition

Sep 25, 2010 Comments Off on SAFE Ireland calls for intervention to support victims of domestic violence who cannot access state support because they don’t satisfy the Habitual Residency Condition

My husband broke my cheekbone once. Another time he tried to strangle me Domestic violence against women and children in immigrant communities is a growing problem. Now there are calls for a change in Government policy to give victims of violence more rights and better access to the emergency facilities they need, writes JAMIE SMYTH, Social Affairs […]

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15 women and 12 children an hour seek aid after abuse

Jun 03, 2010 Comments Off on 15 women and 12 children an hour seek aid after abuse

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REPORT AN AVERAGE of 15 women and 12 children looked for help from domestic violence services every hour on one day in November last year, a report has found. writes ALISON HEALY… http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/0603/1224271744300.html

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Increasing access to domestic violence services for victims with problematic substance use

Feb 10, 2010 Comments Off on Increasing access to domestic violence services for victims with problematic substance use

SAFE Ireland team up with Greater London Domestic Violence Project to deliver policy and practice response training to domestic violence services across Ireland.

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RTE Afternoon show features awareness raising slot on Domestic Violence

Dec 03, 2009 Comments Off on RTE Afternoon show features awareness raising slot on Domestic Violence

Director of SAFE Ireland Sharon O’Halloran and Manager of Women’s Aid Dundalk, Lisa Marmion participated in a feature on domestic violence on RTE’s The Afternoon Show.

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SAFE Ireland featured in Prime Time Focus on Domestic Violence

Oct 20, 2009 Comments Off on SAFE Ireland featured in Prime Time Focus on Domestic Violence

Following on from the launch of SAFE Ireland’s One Day Census, RTE’s Prime Time invited SAFE Ireland to participate in a feature item on Domestic Violence.

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What Women Want in Refuge – New Evidence

Oct 13, 2009 Comments Off on What Women Want in Refuge – New Evidence

A new report, launched today, shows that 73% of women who access emergency refuge because of domestic violence in Ireland say that they want to be safer and need changes in their lives. The groundbreaking study is the first in Europe to listen to the voices and needs of women accessing refuge and to assess […]

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