Rape Crisis North East Launches Fundraising Campaign

Press Release – Fundraising Campaign November 2020 – Andrea Corr

Job Vacancies – Rape Crisis North East are Recruiting for Two Positions

Please see the job descriptions and details re: applying provided by RCNE below:   Fully Accredited Senior Counsellor/Psychotherapist  Rape Crisis North East provides a professional, free counselling & support services to female and male survivors of all types of sexual violence in Dundalk, Drogheda and Castleblayney. We are committed to delivering our services with care […]

Rape Crisis Centre’s Services are here to help during Covid-19

We understand that this may a particularly difficult time for sexual violence survivors. Based on the advice of Government with regards to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 16 Rape Crisis Centres nationwide are adjusting to maintain services to clients and other users of their services, while observing best practice to combat infection. Centers are currently providing […]

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 […]

Rate my rape list: ‘I’m angry at the silence of the men of Ireland’

In the wake of the ‘rate my rape’ list on a school wall, Dr Cliona Saidlear says we have to talk about rape culture in Ireland. I’M ANGRY. I’VE been a professional working on sexual violence almost continuously since I graduated with a PhD on war. I have learned not to get angry. Instead, I […]

HIQA Report reveals Tusla dysfunction in responding to reports of risks of sexual violence to children

Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) welcoming the HIQA report on Tusla’s handling of retrospective reporting supported Minister Zappone’s plan for immediate structures to action the recommendations and calls for child-centred and survivor-centred action. Clíona Saidléar, RCNI Executive Director said, ‘what survivors of past sexual violence often want is to know that no child will be […]