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From TheJournal.ie Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet Sexual Crimes

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet

Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.

From TheJournal.ie Brutal gang rape and murder of eight-year-old girl in India triggers nationwide outrage Abducted

Brutal gang rape and murder of eight-year-old girl in India triggers nationwide outrage

She was abducted and forced to take sedatives while held captive in a shed and Hindu temple.

From TheJournal.ie Four new HSE coordinators to deal with potential abuse cases Child Abuse

Four new HSE coordinators to deal with potential abuse cases

Children’s Minister Frances Fitzgerald has announced the appointment of the new HSE staff members following the publication of a major report on abuse by the RCNI.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'It is a crime to be born a woman in India' Column

Column: 'It is a crime to be born a woman in India'

Shame is a powerful concept, used to control and modify behaviour the world over – and it has been used to perpetuate gender imbalances in countries like India, writes Christie Louise Tucker.

From TheJournal.ie Second suspect arrested over Indian girl's rape India This post contains images

Second suspect arrested over Indian girl's rape

Police in New Dehli have arrested a second suspect in their investigation into the abduction and rape of a five-year-old girl in the city last week.

From TheJournal.ie Victims of sexual crimes wait average of three years for attacker's sentencing Legal Process

Victims of sexual crimes wait average of three years for attacker's sentencing

A Rape Crisis Network Ireland guide for survivors of sexual violence says it takes an average of 33 months to reach sentencing stage.