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'Displaying the victims underwear in court is evidence alright - of rape culture'
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'Displaying the victims underwear in court is evidence alright - of rape culture'

Nov 14th 2018, 1:56 PM 44,028 Views 143 Comments

What I was wearing the night I was brutally raped does not justify the attack – but I knew some people would say that it did, writes Morgan Barbour.

Safety warnings issued to women suggest that flouting 'the rules' is to accept the outcome
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# Victim Blaming

Safety warnings issued to women suggest that flouting 'the rules' is to accept the outcome

Oct 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 5,964 Views 13 Comments

‘Don’t use earphones or handheld devices.’

Audiences left 'shell-shocked' at world premiere of Irish play about sexual violence
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Audiences left 'shell-shocked' at world premiere of Irish play about sexual violence

Jun 17th 2018, 9:15 AM 79,491 Views 78 Comments

The stage adaptation of Louise O’Neill’s best-selling book has made its world premiere in the Everyman in Cork.

Rate my rape list: 'I'm angry at the silence of the men of Ireland'
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Rate my rape list: 'I'm angry at the silence of the men of Ireland'

Apr 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 95,853 Views 180 Comments

In the wake of the ‘rate my rape’ list on a school wall, Dr Cliona Saidlear says we have to talk about rape culture in Ireland.

Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'
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Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'

Apr 13th 2018, 5:15 PM 32,348 Views 119 Comments

The list proves the need to modernise our sexual education in schools, the Taoiseach said.

Cork school investigating list that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'
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Cork school investigating list that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'

Apr 12th 2018, 3:42 PM 102,295 Views 62 Comments

The list took the form of graffiti on a bathroom door.

#MeToo: 'Some contributors use it as a platform to pour scorn on all men'
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# Gender Wars

#MeToo: 'Some contributors use it as a platform to pour scorn on all men'

Nov 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 27,322 Views 216 Comments

Too much of the debate in the mainstream and social media around gender issues is dictated by a strain of feminism that views masculinity as inherently problematic, writes AR Devine.

Stanford sex attack: Student who stopped rape speaks out
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Stanford sex attack: Student who stopped rape speaks out

Jun 8th 2016, 1:57 PM 59,827 Views 92 Comments

“The guy ran away, my friend chased after him.”

An Irish man has this powerful message about rape culture
# Echo Chamber
# Echo Chamber

An Irish man has this powerful message about rape culture

Jun 7th 2016, 11:45 AM 9,962 Views 17 Comments

“The only way we can fix rape culture is by teaching our young men about consent and ending banter culture”.

"I should have told my friend his 'rape joke' was inappropriate. Why didn't I?"
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"I should have told my friend his 'rape joke' was inappropriate. Why didn't I?"

Apr 9th 2016, 7:30 PM 7,610 Views 267 Comments

Men need to start feeling more than a little uncomfortable about the issue of consent, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

'I've been groped, felt up, and harassed. Rape culture exists and we need men to step up'
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'I've been groped, felt up, and harassed. Rape culture exists and we need men to step up'

Mar 20th 2016, 6:30 PM 1,346 Views 140 Comments

It’s time for all men to get a little bit uncomfortable about the culture we all operate in, writes Mia Doering.

WATCH: Unborn girl urges father to help stop rape culture
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WATCH: Unborn girl urges father to help stop rape culture

Dec 15th 2015, 10:12 AM 23,369 Views 122 Comments

One in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, usually from a male partner.

Department store criticised for ad that 'promotes date rape'
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Department store criticised for ad that 'promotes date rape'

Nov 11th 2015, 10:34 PM 30,476 Views 59 Comments

The ad features a man standing behind a woman with the text “Spike your friend’s eggnog when they’re not looking.”

Police force in Twitter storm after engaging in 'rape banter' about a football match
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Police force in Twitter storm after engaging in 'rape banter' about a football match

Nov 1st 2015, 6:15 PM 40,283 Views 86 Comments

Merseyside Police have apologised and promised a ‘full investigation’.

Louise O'Neill: "I wanted the reader to finish this book and be absolutely furious"
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# Asking For It

Louise O'Neill: "I wanted the reader to finish this book and be absolutely furious"

Sep 5th 2015, 11:45 AM 36,908 Views 29 Comments

The Cork author’s book is one of the most talked-about novels of the year.

Chrissie Hynde criticised for saying high heels and ‘f*** me’ clothes could 'entice' a rapist
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Chrissie Hynde criticised for saying high heels and ‘f*** me’ clothes could 'entice' a rapist

Aug 30th 2015, 12:17 PM 21,552 Views 120 Comments

The Pretenders rocker has been accused of victim blaming.

Indian girl falls to death after being groped and pushed off bus
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Indian girl falls to death after being groped and pushed off bus

Apr 30th 2015, 10:00 PM 32,650 Views 60 Comments

Two people have been arrested.

Students suspended after poll on which classmates they would "hate f**k"
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Students suspended after poll on which classmates they would "hate f**k"

Jan 5th 2015, 5:03 PM 35,602 Views 53 Comments

Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, says the move was “necessary to ensure a safe and supportive environment”.

This police video from Hungary is being slammed for blaming rape victims
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This police video from Hungary is being slammed for blaming rape victims

Dec 11th 2014, 10:25 PM 20,106 Views 63 Comments

The video shows a group of young women drinking and dressing up and suggest it encourages rape.

"Everyone considers them as rape fraternities" - US colleges have a rape problem
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# Yes Means Yes

"Everyone considers them as rape fraternities" - US colleges have a rape problem

Dec 1st 2014, 7:10 AM 54,797 Views 97 Comments

California has just brought in a ‘Yes means Yes’ consent law.

T-shirt that called rape "a snuggle with a struggle" pulled from department stores
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# A Load Of Shirt

T-shirt that called rape "a snuggle with a struggle" pulled from department stores

Sep 23rd 2014, 9:26 AM 22,326 Views 43 Comments

The t-shirt was sold by Philippines’ biggest mall operator until a social media outrage.

Line drawn at Queen's Belfast as Blurred Lines is banned
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# Robin Thicke

Line drawn at Queen's Belfast as Blurred Lines is banned

Nov 23rd 2013, 2:59 PM 36,591 Views 155 Comments

The controversial Robin Thicke song will no longer be played on campus at Queen’s.

UK efforts to dispel myths about sex abuse victims welcomed in Ireland
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UK efforts to dispel myths about sex abuse victims welcomed in Ireland

Oct 18th 2013, 6:40 AM 8,245 Views 8 Comments

The Crown Prosecution Service has moved to dispel certain myths and stereotypes about victims.

Column: The CollegeTimes.ie article endorses the view of women as targets and men as predators
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Column: The CollegeTimes.ie article endorses the view of women as targets and men as predators

Aug 8th 2013, 7:30 PM 165 Views 63 Comments

A ‘One Night Stand Guide – For Him’ on the CollegeTimes.ie caused controversy today after it told men to ‘prey’ on women and get them drunk. Cliona Saidlear writes there was nothing satirical about the article.

Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car
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Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car

Mar 25th 2013, 1:30 PM 22,653 Views 62 Comments

The ads were uploaded to the Internet without the carmaker’s approval.

Lisa McInerney: Rape culture is a stupid, cruel response to a dark reality
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Lisa McInerney: Rape culture is a stupid, cruel response to a dark reality

Mar 25th 2013, 7:00 AM 680 Views 73 Comments

Blaming sexual assault victims for their ordeals – such as in the recent case in Steubenville, Ohio – is retrograde and wrong.

Column: Accept it – ‘rape culture’ exists
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Column: Accept it – ‘rape culture’ exists

Feb 13th 2012, 7:20 AM 287 Views 192 Comments

Rape ‘jokes’ and equating violence with passion – just two of the ways in which Ireland shows some alarming societal attitudes towards women and sex, writes Lisa McInerney.