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Noeline Blackwell: This week has exposed society's distorted attitudes towards gender-based violence
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Noeline Blackwell: This week has exposed society's distorted attitudes towards gender-based violence

Mar 13th 2021, 9:30 AM 23,653 Views 44 Comments

The head of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre reflects on another painful week for women in Ireland and the UK.

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes move by VISA and Mastercard to block Pornhub payments
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Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes move by VISA and Mastercard to block Pornhub payments

Dec 13th 2020, 7:00 PM 71,659 Views 45 Comments

Last year, Pornhub attracted 42 billion visits – or 115 million visits per day – to its website.

'It didn’t matter to her that the establishment might be upset': How Marian Finucane brought women's stories to the fore
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'It didn’t matter to her that the establishment might be upset': How Marian Finucane brought women's stories to the fore

Jan 3rd 2020, 4:19 PM 20,591 Views 22 Comments

The broadcaster used her platform to discuss topics that were rarely if ever spoken about in a public forum in Ireland.

What it was like to set up a rape crisis centre in an Ireland that was 'so punishing of women'
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What it was like to set up a rape crisis centre in an Ireland that was 'so punishing of women'

Dec 29th 2019, 10:00 PM 21,699 Views 12 Comments

In 1979, when the DRCC was founded, it wasn’t a crime for a man to rape his wife.

'Young people learn about sex through porn, many have no idea what a healthy relationship looks like'
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'Young people learn about sex through porn, many have no idea what a healthy relationship looks like'

Nov 10th 2019, 7:30 AM 20,544 Views 23 Comments

Parents and teachers need to be better equipped to talk to young people about sex and relationships, Noeline Blackwell has said.

'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'
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'It could be anyone - your sister, mother, niece or aunt - rape happens'

Nov 7th 2019, 3:36 PM 35,627 Views 42 Comments

Lavinia Kerwick, the first rape survivor in Ireland to waive her anonymity, has called for more supports to be made available to fellow survivors.

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says 'more people than ever are disclosing and seeking help'
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Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says 'more people than ever are disclosing and seeking help'

Jul 16th 2019, 6:20 AM 10,240 Views 27 Comments

There were approximately 270 calls every week to the National 24-Hour Freephone Helpline in 2018.

'Courage must lead to convictions': New garda phoneline set up for victims of child sex abuse
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'Courage must lead to convictions': New garda phoneline set up for victims of child sex abuse

Mar 3rd 2017, 12:00 AM 7,217 Views 40 Comments

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan said the courage of those who report the crime must be rewarded.

DNA screening of taxi drivers in rape case 'welcome as long as a balanced approach is taken'
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DNA screening of taxi drivers in rape case 'welcome as long as a balanced approach is taken'

Dec 28th 2016, 4:30 PM 16,486 Views 52 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has welcomed the garda initiative which aims to solve the 2015 case.

Rape Crisis Centre website hacked by 'Islamic State'
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Rape Crisis Centre website hacked by 'Islamic State'

Mar 9th 2015, 2:02 PM 28,666 Views 42 Comments

It is unclear if the group is connected to ISIS.

Sexual abuse victim: 'We can't fix another's pain, only witness it. Thank you for being my witness.'
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Sexual abuse victim: 'We can't fix another's pain, only witness it. Thank you for being my witness.'

Sep 7th 2014, 4:30 PM 8,968 Views 7 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is currently recruiting for volunteers.

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre reports 'disturbing increase' of sexual violence
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The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre reports 'disturbing increase' of sexual violence

Sep 3rd 2014, 12:48 PM 5,400 Views 15 Comments

The organisation said that 48% of clients were victims of childhood sexual abuse.

'Disturbing' increase in calls to rape helpline in 2012
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# Rape Crisis

'Disturbing' increase in calls to rape helpline in 2012

Jul 24th 2013, 2:49 PM 4,759 Views 33 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre accompanied 260 victims to the sexual assault treatment unit in the Rotunda Hospital last year.

The Evening Fix... now with added ballerinas on the Grand Canal
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The Evening Fix... now with added ballerinas on the Grand Canal

Oct 18th 2012, 8:03 PM 11,741 Views 1 Comment

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