Public Awareness

As a hidden and invisible crime the importance of giving public voice to the experiences of domestic violence is well evidenced across research.

One of SAFE Ireland’s top priorities is the creation of knowledge amongst its members and the wider community, and the creation of safe spaces in which to discuss and take forward that knowledge, whether that space is refuge, inter-member and agency discussion or public gatherings and campaigns.

The importance of public awareness is detailed in the National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual and Gender based Violence. (Download Full Report PDF >> (4.6Mb))

SAFE Ireland works closely with our members to develop and communicate messaging across the country.

SAFE Ireland has been actively raising public awareness of domestic violence and in the past 2 years we have been involved in the following public events/campaigns: