Entries by Comms

RCNI responds as Minister releases report on Child Protection

Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) Press Release 27th January 2020   RCNI responds as Minister releases report on Child Protection   RCNI strongly welcomes the Expert Assurance Group (EAG) Final Report for the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs (full title in notes below) on Tusla’s implementation of the HIQA 2018 report recommendations, which was released […]

We must recognise how pornography affects young women

Monday, November 25, 2019 – 12:00 AM For the majority, men’s violence against women does not disturb their capacity to ‘realise their own potential’. But for women, we bear it and we become mentally unwell under its burden, writes Clíona Saidléar The second ‘My World Survey’ into child and youth mental health shows us that there […]

Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) Press Release 17th April 2019 RCNI welcome the new transformative categories in the CSO’s Garda Crime Statistics

Today’s Sexual Violence Garda Crime Statistics release from the Central Statistics Office are a significant improvement on previous releases and tells us so much more than previously. These statistics give us a breakdown of victims by gender, age and time between sexual violence incidents and reporting. For the first time we can see how sexual […]

Concern as Tusla in the dark on whether it has conducted any joint interviews with Guards on Child sexual Violence

Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) Press Release Embargoed midnight 26th November 2018 Concern as Tusla in the dark on whether it has conducted any joint interviews with Guards on Child sexual Violence RCNI call on Minister Zappone for clarity following her latest response to a parliamentary question from Deputy Clare Daly to assure us that […]