Change will only start when we believe women who report violence, says Safe Ireland on eve of international Summit

On the eve of the biggest event on gender equality and gender-based violence to take place in Europe this year, Safe Ireland said that the first fundamental…

Safe Ireland Says There is An Urgent Need for Stronger Sentencing for Partner Violence As Provided in new DV Act

Domestic Violence Agency saddened but not surprised at leniency of sentence in recent case and calls for DPP to consider an appeal. Safe Ireland, the…

Domestic Violence Costing the Economy More than Previously Thought

Agency urges politicians to keep watch for vital investments that can transform women’s lives Safe Ireland, the national agency working to eradicate…

Applications for bursaries to attend the Safe World Summit now open

Update:  The application process for bursaries to the Safe World Summit is now closed. We are delighted to have been able to respond to over 100 requests…

Safe Ireland partners with SpunOut.ie to invite young people to the Safe World Summit

Safe Ireland is delighted to partner with SpunOut.ie to invite young people from across the country to attend The Safe World Summit. Together we believe…

World Leading Pioneers and Activists Will Descend on Dublin for International Safe World Summit Next Month

Safe Ireland today announced the line-up of world renowned speakers for its upcoming Safe World Summit, which is seen as one of the most important events…

Rebooting the Domestic Violence Revolution

On July 12th 2018, Safe Ireland hosted an event to mark the enactment of the Domestic Violence Act 2018 and to launch Resolve, our new Legal Information and Advocacy Service. 

Criminalising coercive control in the home will help keep women alive but it has to be implemented

Criminalising coercive control represents a coming of age in Ireland’s understanding of domestic violence but it has to be implemented if it is to save…

Safe World Summit Early Bird Tickets

Early Bird tickets for the Safe World Summit are now on sale. Priced at €295, these tickets will be on sale until July 31st or until they are sold out. Don’t delay, get your ticket now!

Safe Ireland Urges Yes Vote on May 25th

Choice at home, close to local specialist dv services is the only safe option for women living in abusive relationships. Safe Ireland, the national…

Safe Ireland Welcomes Momentous Enactment of Domestic Violence Act by President Higgins

President Michael D. Higgin’s signing of the Domestic Violence Bill into law ushers in a safer future for women and children Safe Ireland said that…

Domestic Violence Bill On the Path to Long Anticipated Enactment

Final stage of new Bill brings Ireland one step closer to being one of the safest countries in the world for women, says Safe Ireland­. Safe Ireland,…
Outside the Dail

Safe Ireland Commends Government Commitments to New, Robust Domestic Violence Bill

Safe Ireland, the national social change agency working to end domestic violence, this evening welcomed the Government’s commitments to delivering a…

Every Day the Domestic Violence Bill is Delayed Vital New Protections for Women and Children are Denied

Oireachtas members are urged to do their best for those who are resisting the worst every hour and every day by prioritising the radical and robust Domestic Violence Bill.

Safe Ireland Welcomes Historic Government Amendments to Domestic Violence Bill

Safe Ireland welcomed amendments published by the Government to the Domestic Violence Bill 2017 as an historic breakthrough for women and children living…

Safe Ireland publishes a Review of its work for 2015 and 2016

SAFE Ireland publishes a Review of its work for 2015 and 2016

Two International Experts on Domestic Violence visit Ireland in July

SAFE Ireland was delighted to host two International experts on domestic violence and coercive control, Professor Evan Stark and Davina James-Hanman, to Ireland this past month to deliver training to professionals responding to women and children experiencing domestic violence.

The Safe Ireland Summit 2016

The Mansion House comes to life with the most ambitious event on domestic violence ever to take place in Ireland - The SAFE Ireland Summit.

Over 4,000 domestic violence victims a year being ignored in housing crisis

New research also indicates that the frequency and severity of violence forcing women to leave their homes could be worse than previously documented… Read More

President Michael D. Higgins holds event for MAN UP and HeforShe at Áras an Uachtaráin

“The great importance of HeforShe and MAN UP lies in their recognition that the change we wish for cannot be achieved simply by laws, policies or funding. Social change is necessary as well as a change in consciousness.” Read More…

New Domestic Violence Statistics Show 14 Requests for Accommodation Could Not be Met Every Day

Children Growing Up In Refuge SAFE Ireland tells Politicians – Read More »

#FaceUpToDomestic Violence – Election 2016 Rally – February 16

SAFE Ireland is asking candidates and political parties to Face Up To Domestic Violence and make it a defining issue in the new Programme for Government (Read More)

Hozier & Saoirse Ronan Join Forces to Shine Light on Issue of Domestic Violence

New Video for Cherry Wine To Premiere on 14th February - Valentine’s Day Single Released 12th February on iTunes To Benefit Domestic Abuse Charities…