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Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland
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Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland

Apr 24th 2018, 2:02 PM 10,741 Views 0 Comments

It will look into the impact of social media on trials, among other issues.

Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries
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Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:36 PM 26,119 Views 48 Comments

Anthony Cassidy, aged 34, attacked his victim as she was walking to a shop in the early hours of the morning.

'Big difference in where we were before': Jury to be sent out in Bill Cosby trial
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'Big difference in where we were before': Jury to be sent out in Bill Cosby trial

Apr 22nd 2018, 6:30 AM 11,662 Views 0 Comments

The former TV star’s retrial could lead to a verdict in the coming weeks.

Man who sexually abused young boy after 'working his way' into home jailed for six years
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Man who sexually abused young boy after 'working his way' into home jailed for six years

Apr 20th 2018, 9:17 PM 21,714 Views 4 Comments

The 31-year-old pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to four charges of oral rape and four of sexual assault.

Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence
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Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence

Apr 16th 2018, 3:36 PM 22,879 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded guilty to 18 counts of rape and sexual abuse.

Court to hear application to cover Paddy Jackson's £100k legal bill
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Court to hear application to cover Paddy Jackson's £100k legal bill

Apr 12th 2018, 12:28 PM 33,368 Views 0 Comments

Jackson privately funded his defence, but he is now seeking to retrieve this money.

Cosby paid €2.7 million to former employee who accused him of sexual assault, retrial hears
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Cosby paid €2.7 million to former employee who accused him of sexual assault, retrial hears

Apr 10th 2018, 9:06 AM 10,774 Views 0 Comments

Some 60 women have accused the Cosby of being a serial predator, alleging that he drugged and assaulted them over a span of 40 years.

Would it work here? New law in Iceland means rape accused must prove they had explicit consent
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Would it work here? New law in Iceland means rape accused must prove they had explicit consent

Apr 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 101,716 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Justice in Ireland is currently reviewing sexual assault legislation and has been urged to provide greater protection for victims.

Survivors of sexual violence are let down by the criminal justice system – here’s what should happen
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Survivors of sexual violence are let down by the criminal justice system – here’s what should happen

Apr 7th 2018, 9:00 AM 1,738 Views 38 Comments

The poor treatment of survivors, when combined with few perpetrators being convicted and a perception of lenient sentencing, could tacitly signal to society a “decriminalisation of rape”, writes Dr Simon McCarthy-Jones.

This Irish 'I Believe Her' Facebook page is giving a voice to survivors of sexual assault
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This Irish 'I Believe Her' Facebook page is giving a voice to survivors of sexual assault

Apr 5th 2018, 8:20 PM 3,661 Views 0 Comments

Your story can help to raise awareness in the public consciousness and to help to effect change in how rape is viewed

Bill Cosby retrial struggles to find jurors who haven't already made up their minds
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Bill Cosby retrial struggles to find jurors who haven't already made up their minds

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:45 AM 13,620 Views 0 Comments

Veteran lawyers and jury consultants say #MeToo movement could cut both ways for Cosby.

'They're on their own': Call for complainants in rape cases to have their own legal counsel
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'They're on their own': Call for complainants in rape cases to have their own legal counsel

Apr 2nd 2018, 3:08 PM 20,607 Views 0 Comments

The Minister for Justice has said he will review legal protections offered to complainants.

Trump declares April 'Sexual Assault Awareness' month
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Trump declares April 'Sexual Assault Awareness' month

Mar 31st 2018, 7:32 AM 15,460 Views 66 Comments

“Sexual assault crimes remain tragically common in our society,” said the US president.

Number of recorded rapes leaped nearly 30% last year amid spike in sexual offences
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Number of recorded rapes leaped nearly 30% last year amid spike in sexual offences

Mar 28th 2018, 7:06 PM 25,912 Views 30 Comments

Rape Crisis Network Ireland said the figures are only the “tip of the iceberg”.

Court overturns decision to release 'black cab rapist' from prison
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Court overturns decision to release 'black cab rapist' from prison

Mar 28th 2018, 5:33 PM 11,193 Views 0 Comments

Two women had brought forward the legal challenge.

R Kelly accused of grooming 14-year-old girl in new BBC documentary
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R Kelly accused of grooming 14-year-old girl in new BBC documentary

Mar 28th 2018, 9:16 AM 42,082 Views 44 Comments

R Kelly’s former girlfriend Kitti Jones made the allegations during the new BBC Three documentary.

Two Meath brothers convicted of raping two of their sisters
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Two Meath brothers convicted of raping two of their sisters

Mar 27th 2018, 7:46 PM 53,370 Views 0 Comments

The pair were tried separately and both convicted of the offences dating as far as back as 1983.

Former sports coach to be sent forward for trial on 99 charges of alleged assault on boys
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Former sports coach to be sent forward for trial on 99 charges of alleged assault on boys

Mar 27th 2018, 3:22 PM 22,697 Views 0 Comments

The alleged incidents date back to the 1980s.

Man found guilty of sexually assaulting and falsely imprisoning women
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Man found guilty of sexually assaulting and falsely imprisoning women

Mar 23rd 2018, 2:32 PM 17,131 Views 0 Comments

When one of the women ran away he caught her and began punching her repeatedly.

Gardaí investigate daylight sexual assault on grounds of Knock shrine
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Gardaí investigate daylight sexual assault on grounds of Knock shrine

Mar 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 37,626 Views 46 Comments

The incident happened on 9 February and gardaí are working to identify a suspect.

Man jailed for four months for sexually assaulting student on bus
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Man jailed for four months for sexually assaulting student on bus

Mar 15th 2018, 5:39 PM 42,593 Views 33 Comments

The man said he was disgusted with himself and pleaded guilty to the offence.

Man jailed for sexual assault on woman he met on Tinder
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Man jailed for sexual assault on woman he met on Tinder

Mar 12th 2018, 8:00 AM 27,746 Views 58 Comments

The former civil servant said her life would never be the same again.

Husband of murdered MP Jo Cox quits charities over sexual harassment claims
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Husband of murdered MP Jo Cox quits charities over sexual harassment claims

Feb 18th 2018, 8:15 AM 40,733 Views 33 Comments

Brendan Cox has apologised for his “inappropriate” behaviour.

Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody
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Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody

Feb 17th 2018, 11:50 AM 14,851 Views 0 Comments

He pleaded guilty to the production, possession and distribution of child pornography, along with sexually exploiting minors.

Gabriel Byrne says #MeToo movement 'hasn't gone far enough'
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Gabriel Byrne says #MeToo movement 'hasn't gone far enough'

Feb 17th 2018, 11:08 AM 34,925 Views 72 Comments

The actor described Harvey Weinstein as “an absolutely ferocious bully”.

'Victory for the victims' - French court rules man who had sex with 11-year-old girl must face rape charge
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'Victory for the victims' - French court rules man who had sex with 11-year-old girl must face rape charge

Feb 14th 2018, 7:35 AM 28,079 Views 0 Comments

The ruling is a landmark one in France, where no age of consent currently exists.

Dublin teenager charged with sexually assaulting six-year-old girl
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Dublin teenager charged with sexually assaulting six-year-old girl

Feb 13th 2018, 4:40 PM 25,068 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old boy appeared before a sitting of the Dublin Children’s Court today.

Man followed foreign student home on bus and raped her in her hallway, court hears
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Man followed foreign student home on bus and raped her in her hallway, court hears

Feb 12th 2018, 8:00 PM 40,104 Views 0 Comments

The man was found guilty by a jury of one count of rape, two counts of sexual assault and one count of threatening to kill.

Man who sexually assaulted stepdaughter 20 years ago jailed for 15 months
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Man who sexually assaulted stepdaughter 20 years ago jailed for 15 months

Feb 9th 2018, 4:04 PM 19,976 Views 35 Comments

John Doherty pleaded guilty to two counts of sexually assaulting his stepdaughter on dates between January 1996 and April 1998.

Larry Nassar sentenced to another 40 to 125 years for abusing young gymnasts
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Larry Nassar sentenced to another 40 to 125 years for abusing young gymnasts

Feb 5th 2018, 8:39 PM 14,045 Views 25 Comments

He pleaded guilty to penetrating young athletes with ungloved hands when treating their injuries at a gymnastics club.

Gardaí receive report of sexual assault accusation against Harvey Weinstein
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Gardaí receive report of sexual assault accusation against Harvey Weinstein

Feb 5th 2018, 10:22 AM 54,478 Views 103 Comments

Met Police confirmed over the weekend that it had received new allegations against Weinstein, one of which took place in Ireland.

Rape trial: Woman asked if she 'watered down' her prior knowledge of rugby players
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Rape trial: Woman asked if she 'watered down' her prior knowledge of rugby players

Feb 2nd 2018, 4:12 PM 67,853 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old woman told the court she hadn’t diluted down her knowledge of rugby or the Ulster players.

'My abuse claims were shelved for 11 years - now I fear I am once more being ignored'
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'My abuse claims were shelved for 11 years - now I fear I am once more being ignored'

Feb 2nd 2018, 12:05 AM 28,160 Views 0 Comments

Woman concerned at lack of progress into alleged abuse by father even though a review of her case was ordered last year.

27-year-old charged after raping eight-month-old cousin in India
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27-year-old charged after raping eight-month-old cousin in India

Jan 30th 2018, 11:05 AM 55,945 Views 62 Comments

The baby is currently recovering in hospital.

Man who 'forcibly groped' woman in Temple Bar identified from photos taken by victim, court hears
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Man who 'forcibly groped' woman in Temple Bar identified from photos taken by victim, court hears

Jan 26th 2018, 3:59 PM 72,602 Views 0 Comments

A print-out of one of the photos was handed in to the judge who said it was clearly and undeniably the accused, Bryan Doherty from Co Mayo.

13-year-old boy who sexually assaulted teen in park sentenced to 10 months in detention
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13-year-old boy who sexually assaulted teen in park sentenced to 10 months in detention

Jan 18th 2018, 9:22 PM 27,554 Views 0 Comments

The judge said he needs some “normality” in his life.

Actor Catherine Deneuve under fire for signing open letter denouncing #MeToo movement
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Actor Catherine Deneuve under fire for signing open letter denouncing #MeToo movement

Jan 10th 2018, 9:53 PM 37,053 Views 162 Comments

The letter said that the movement was leading a witch-hunt against men.

US police apologise to victims after throwing away untested rape kits
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US police apologise to victims after throwing away untested rape kits

Jan 7th 2018, 8:30 AM 13,651 Views 30 Comments

The Fayetteville police force in North Carolina has admitted it threw away more than 300 rape kits.

'Serious questions' raised as victims were not told about release of 'black cab rapist'
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'Serious questions' raised as victims were not told about release of 'black cab rapist'

Jan 5th 2018, 9:06 AM 19,943 Views 42 Comments

John Worboys was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting several women.

Trump-supporting singer accuses ex-campaign manager of sexual assault
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Trump-supporting singer accuses ex-campaign manager of sexual assault

Dec 27th 2017, 4:30 PM 21,801 Views 58 Comments

Joy Villa has accused Corey Lewandowski of hitting her twice on her buttocks.