Dublin Rape Crisis Centre launches 16-day campaign

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is beginning a 16-day campaign to help end violence against women and girls around the world.

The campaign marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women - which is today - and Human Rights Day on December 10.

Staff, volunteers and supporters are gathering this evening at Dublin's Mansion House which will be lit up, to help raise public awareness.

More in this Section

Review finds the Pill is safe to take without monthly break

Graham Linehan's views on transgender issues 'not grounded in facts', say protestors

Survey finds 75% of principals have had nobody applying for teachers' jobs at schools in a year

INMO to meet HSE in talks to avert planned strike action


Failed at your resolutions already? Here’s why you should be setting goals instead

As Sarah Michelle Gellar tries Tabata for the first time, what is this 4-minute workout?

Liechtenstein turns 300 – 7 reasons to make this alpine micro-state your next destination

Specs in focus: A nostalgic look back at how glasses became a centrepiece of style

More From The Irish Examiner