Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has backed calls for the Government to find €1m to fund implementation of a 2002 national sexual abuse report, saying a “large-scale” review of the scale of the problem is “worthwhile”.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
ALMOST 100% of child abusers know their victims, new figures from the Rape Crisis Network of Ireland reveal. The network found just 3% of child abusers were strangers to their victims, a figure described yesterday as “astounding” by its director, Fiona Neary.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2009
A MERE one in 12 women who are sexually assaulted will tell the gardaí. A third of those who keep it to themselves do so because they feel they will be held accountable, they are too ashamed, they think they will not be believed or they blame themselves.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2008
THREE out of five reported cases of child sex abuse are perpetrated by a male relative, while a further quarter are carried out by a person known to the victim, apart from a direct family member, the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) said yesterday.
Tue, 20 Jul, 2004