One year on from lockdown, this survey forms a critical part of a pioneering research and training programme to ensure that counselling on and off-line is working for survivors now.
Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) is launching the first national survey aimed at reaching out to survivors of sexual violence and those who are supporting survivors today, to understand more about their experiences of counselling and psychotherapy in a world that has been changed utterly by the pandemic.
For release: January 25, 2021 RCNI and TENI working together to ensure world class counselling for all survivors of sexual violence Rape Crisis Network Ireland and Transgender Equality Network Ireland are working closely together to ensure that specialist rape crisis centres and counselling for survivors of sexual violence on-line continue to be safe, caring […]
Responding to the Trauma of Sexual Violence in a Post-Pandemic World RCNI launches innovative training and research programme to address Counselling Survivors of Sexual Violence On and Off-Line Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) has joined forces with Dr Jessica Taylor, UK-based survivor and author of best-selling book Why Women Are Blamed For Everything […]
Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) Press Release 19th Nov 2020 RCNI statement on online abuse, support and responses RCNI would like to send out a message to anyone who believes they may be affected by the non-consensual sharing of private and intimate images that there is support available and that they are not to blame. We would like to condemn in the strongest possible way those who […]
Press Release – Fundraising Campaign November 2020 – Andrea Corr
Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) Press release 20th July 2020 RCNI today said this new data shows Rape Crisis Centres rapidly adapting to changing survivors’ needs and capacity to reach out. It also suggests both increased need due to the additional trauma of the pandemic and unmet need due to those who have put their contact with rape crisis on hold until they feel safe enough and have the […]
15th June 2020 Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) welcomes today’s draft Programme for Government Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) welcomes today’s draft Programme for Government. It is encouraging to see commitment to much-needed, transformative measures, and lessons taken from Ireland’s response to Covid-19. In particular, RCNI is pleased to see that the urgent need for […]
Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) Press Release 9th June 2020 As the country starts to reopen, Survivor support remains our priority In recent weeks it has become clear to Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) that for many survivors, trauma is resurfacing and that they may also feel reluctant to prioritise themselves while so much else is going […]
RCNI PR 5th June 2020 Sexual Violence Survivors in Direct Provision are facing serious barriers to support. RCNI today asked the Minister of Justice & Equality, Charles Flanagan, to ensure survivors of sexual violence living in Direct Provision accommodation can access lifesaving support from their local Rape Crisis Centre. Currently all access to rape crisis […]