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#Abuse

From The42 Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Maroney reveals she was molested by US team doctor Abuse

Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Maroney reveals she was molested by US team doctor

Larry Nassar is facing trial on more than 20 counts of sexual assault.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need to lift the lid on financial abuse of older people' Elder Abuse

'We need to lift the lid on financial abuse of older people'

Research suggests that up to 10% of older adults may experience financial abuse.

From TheJournal.ie The Harvey Weinstein controversy: A timeline of the powerful producer's rapid downfall Hollywood

The Harvey Weinstein controversy: A timeline of the powerful producer's rapid downfall

Last Thursday, The New York Times published an investigation into years’ worth of assault allegations.

From TheJournal.ie 'People want to help, but they're fearful': What's the best way to offer support to an abuse victim? Abuse

'People want to help, but they're fearful': What's the best way to offer support to an abuse victim?

Over 300,000 people in Ireland have been severely abused by a partner at some point in their lives.

From TheJournal.ie Woman facing deportation was forced by her 'violent and abusive' husband to have abortion, court hears High Court

Woman facing deportation was forced by her 'violent and abusive' husband to have abortion, court hears

The woman is seeking leave to challenge the legality of a decision refusing her permission to remain in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'You cannot trust these people' - Woman who had disclosure of abuse lost by Tusla slams report on its failings Having Her Say

'You cannot trust these people' - Woman who had disclosure of abuse lost by Tusla slams report on its failings

The woman, whose records were lost by the HSE/Tusla for over three years, says she feels the latest ombudsman report into Tusla’s complaints procedures won’t change anything.

From TheJournal.ie 'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court Melbourne

'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court

Cardinal George Pell made the denials despite the fact no pleas were required to be entered on his first appearance in Australian court.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Ireland's criminal legal aid system is being abused? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland's criminal legal aid system is being abused?

Fine Gael Senator John O’Mahony argued this morning that the system in place in Ireland is in need of an overhaul.

From TheJournal.ie Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges Court Case

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges

The former Sydney and Melbourne archbishop has always maintained his innocence.

From TheJournal.ie 'We wanted to be loved': Institutional abuse survivors take their fight for justice to the UN Abuse

'We wanted to be loved': Institutional abuse survivors take their fight for justice to the UN

A report launched today criticises the State’s treatment of victims, which it says has caused further trauma.

From TheJournal.ie Court hears of horrific sexual abuse by former Christian Brother on fifth class boys Limerick Circuit Court

Court hears of horrific sexual abuse by former Christian Brother on fifth class boys

Sentencing for James Treacy (75) was adjourned until 28 July.

From TheJournal.ie HSE misallocated latest request from sexual abuse survivor whose claims it lost for 3 years Frustration

HSE misallocated latest request from sexual abuse survivor whose claims it lost for 3 years

The HSE’s dealings with ‘Mary’ has seen it issue her with a number of apologies since 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Staff involved in care for 'Grace' were promoted, PAC told Grace Case

Staff involved in care for 'Grace' were promoted, PAC told

In April, a €6.3 million settlement for Grace was approved by the High Court.

From TheJournal.ie Girl seeking abortion held in psychiatric unit when she thought she was going for termination Detained

Girl seeking abortion held in psychiatric unit when she thought she was going for termination

A consultant psychiatrist said termination was “not the solution for all the child’s problems at this stage”.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse reported to HSE last year Physical

Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse reported to HSE last year

The most common type of abuse among 18-64 years olds was physical 48%, psychological 24% and sexual abuse 11%.

From TheJournal.ie Footage shows moment woman chained up for two months by serial killer is rescued South Carolina This post contains videos

Footage shows moment woman chained up for two months by serial killer is rescued

South Carolina prosecutors released several videos, dozens of pictures and hundreds of pages of evidence against serial killer Todd Kohlhepp.

From TheJournal.ie BBC radio presenters found guilty of abusing teenage boys Guilty

BBC radio presenters found guilty of abusing teenage boys

Tony and Julie Wadsworth abused the teenage boys in the 90s.

From TheJournal.ie Beaten, neglected, left home alone - The report 'every parent in the country needs to read' Child Protection

Beaten, neglected, left home alone - The report 'every parent in the country needs to read'

A shocking report published yesterday highlights cases of abuse and neglect of children in this country – and the State’s efforts to protect them.

From TheJournal.ie 'I will never live a normal life' - Man jailed for raping step-daughter over seven-year period Abuse

'I will never live a normal life' - Man jailed for raping step-daughter over seven-year period

The man does not accept the guilty verdicts of the jury.

From TheJournal.ie Retired priest has conviction for indecently assaulting schoolboy quashed Abuse

Retired priest has conviction for indecently assaulting schoolboy quashed

He had acknowledged during the course of the present trial that he had indecently assaulted ten boys at the school but adamantly denied assaulting the complainant.

From TheJournal.ie Man who abused his nephew jailed for six-and-a-half years Carlow

Man who abused his nephew jailed for six-and-a-half years

The accused man was acquitted of eight further counts of indecent assault of the boy.

From TheJournal.ie Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day Abuse

Around 57 people are ringing Ireland's main domestic violence helpline every day

Almost 4,000 calls were made to the charity reporting child abuse.

From TheJournal.ie 'It destroyed my life': Man who was raped by teacher as a boy seeks State enquiry Abuse

'It destroyed my life': Man who was raped by teacher as a boy seeks State enquiry

Denis Cronin was 11-years-old when he was sexually abused by his teacher.

From TheJournal.ie Grace case whistleblower says she's 'disappointed' with HSE's response Care Of The State

Grace case whistleblower says she's 'disappointed' with HSE's response

The whistleblower, who remains anonymous, told RTÉ’s This Week that she wants to appear before committee to set the record straight.

From TheJournal.ie €6.3 million settlement approved for woman at centre of Grace case Abuse

€6.3 million settlement approved for woman at centre of Grace case

Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness said that the settlement was appropriate, but questioned whether anything had changed at the HSE and Tusla.

From TheJournal.ie Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train Limerick

Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train

Irish Rail said it has reported the “shocking and disgraceful incident” to gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them Haiti

UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them

The United Nations has been badly shaken by a wave of allegations of sex abuse by troops.

From TheJournal.ie Big Little Lies: 'No woman just lets domestic violence happen. But maybe we do' Read Me

Big Little Lies: 'No woman just lets domestic violence happen. But maybe we do'

HBO’s Big Little Lies has quietly evolved into something more resonant and harrowing, writes Lorraine Courtney.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya Abuse

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya

As reports continue to emerge, Russia has said it does not have any confirmed information about violence against gay men in the region.

From TheJournal.ie Children of gardaí subjected to 'horrendous harassment' on social media sites Agsi17

Children of gardaí subjected to 'horrendous harassment' on social media sites

Middle-ranking gardaí are calling for people who identify them online to be prosecuted.

From TheJournal.ie Call for 'new girlfriend orders' to be used against Irish domestic abuse offenders CONSEQUENCES

Call for 'new girlfriend orders' to be used against Irish domestic abuse offenders

One of these orders was used recently for the first time in England and Wales.

From TheJournal.ie European police forcing migrants to strip and walk back over border according to NGO report Inhumane

European police forcing migrants to strip and walk back over border according to NGO report

Violence, brutality and unlawful treatment by authorities are frequent according to the 140 people interviewed.

From TheJournal.ie 'Common theme' of failures identified in report on religious orders' handling of abuse Historical Abuse

'Common theme' of failures identified in report on religious orders' handling of abuse

Of 512 allegations or concerns related to abuse, only 5 people were convicted.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook is bringing in new measures to crack down on revenge porn Harassment

Facebook is bringing in new measures to crack down on revenge porn

The social media platform can now prevent intimate images from being shared on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram.

From TheJournal.ie Meath man who sexually abused his fiancee's three young daughters jailed for 10 years Abuse

Meath man who sexually abused his fiancee's three young daughters jailed for 10 years

The girls’ mother stood by her partner and destroyed evidence after one daughter confided that she had been raped by the man.

From TheJournal.ie Boy arrested in Chicago after sexual assault of girl was streamed live on Facebook Abuse

Boy arrested in Chicago after sexual assault of girl was streamed live on Facebook

About 40 people watched the video and didn’t report it to authorities.

From TheJournal.ie 'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension Foster Care

'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension

The Director General of the HSE was before an Oireachtas committee yesterday to correct the record.

From The42 Jamie Vardy received death threats after Leicester sacked Claudio Ranieri Abuse

Jamie Vardy received death threats after Leicester sacked Claudio Ranieri

The striker revealed he was on the end of some sickening abuse following the departure of the Ranieri.

From TheJournal.ie Tennis coach father cleared of emotionally abusing his daughters London

Tennis coach father cleared of emotionally abusing his daughters

John De’Viana was charged with two counts of child cruelty.

From TheJournal.ie 21 reports of abuse in a month prompts inspection of Dublin disabilities centre HIQA

21 reports of abuse in a month prompts inspection of Dublin disabilities centre

Hiqa inspected Ashington Centre, Dublin 7 after reports of physical and verbal abuse of residents.