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#Rape

# rape - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie South Sudan army raped then burned girls alive Atrocities

South Sudan army raped then burned girls alive

A UN agency said warring forces have carried out horrific crimes against children including tying them together before slitting their throats.

# rape - Saturday 27 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie British fugitive accused of rape arrested in Cork Clonakilty

British fugitive accused of rape arrested in Cork

The man had been living in Clonakilty for a number of years and working in retail.

# rape - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rapist unwilling to engage in sex offenders programme gets extra jail time Courts

Rapist unwilling to engage in sex offenders programme gets extra jail time

The 54-year-old man pleaded not guilty to 60 counts of sexual assault of six sisters between 1994 and 2005.

# rape - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There were 25 calls seeking help after a rape every day last year Counselling

There were 25 calls seeking help after a rape every day last year

Over 9,000 contacts were received in 2014.

# rape - Sunday 14 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does the Irish system for reporting sexual offences need to change? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does the Irish system for reporting sexual offences need to change?

Two out of every three sexual assaults in Ireland last year were never reported to any authority.

From TheJournal.ie Two out of every three victims of rape won’t report it to the authorities – why? Sexual Violence

Two out of every three victims of rape won’t report it to the authorities – why?

“There’s no grey area in the law.”

# rape - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Tusla defends its decision to withdraw funding from the Rape Crisis Network Sexual Violence

Tusla defends its decision to withdraw funding from the Rape Crisis Network

It says, “The decision is dictated by the need to achieve the best use of limited available resources.”

# rape - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Men accused of raping a homeless woman in a Dublin hotel Courts

Men accused of raping a homeless woman in a Dublin hotel

The victim was allegedly raped by one man while the other watched and refused to help her.

# rape - Saturday 30 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Alleged rape victim was accused of crying on cue during cross-examination Slovenia

Alleged rape victim was accused of crying on cue during cross-examination

The woman has been awarded €13,500 after the European Court of Human Rights ruled she was mistreated during the course of her trial.

# rape - Monday 25 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Treatment for sexualised behaviour in young children is urgently needed’ Children

‘Treatment for sexualised behaviour in young children is urgently needed’

A significant proportion of referrals to CARI in recent years are in the under-12 age group.

# rape - Saturday 23 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This hard-hitting video could challenge people’s views on rape

This hard-hitting video could challenge people’s views on rape

“Most people who are raped already know the person who raped them,” said Rape Crisis Midwest.

# rape - Friday 22 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rape victim who was wrongly arrested by police has been given £20,000 compensation Mistakes Were Made

Rape victim who was wrongly arrested by police has been given £20,000 compensation

The teenager tried to kill herself after police accused her of lying about the attack.

# rape - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman dies after 42 years in coma following brutal rape India

Woman dies after 42 years in coma following brutal rape

She has been in a vegetative state in a Mumbai since being attacked by a hospital worker in 1973.

# rape - Monday 18 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Wife stands by husband after he’s jailed for 17 years for rape of his three daughters Courts

Wife stands by husband after he’s jailed for 17 years for rape of his three daughters

The judge said the 50 year old showed no remorse for his “abhorrent and evil” campaign of terror.

From TheJournal.ie Former tennis champion jailed for raping young girls he coached Bob Hewitt

Former tennis champion jailed for raping young girls he coached

The judge said the six-year sentence would be longer if Hewitt was charged at a younger age.

# rape - Friday 15 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Violent sex offender jailed over the ‘most horrendous abuse’ of three girls Child Abuse

Violent sex offender jailed over the ‘most horrendous abuse’ of three girls

His offences took place between 1996 and 2002 and were described today as some of the most serious investigated by the Public Prosecution Branch.

# rape - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of eating woman’s organs has rape added to charges Kentucky

Man accused of eating woman’s organs has rape added to charges

Joseph Oberhansley is charged with murder and abuse of a corpse.

From TheJournal.ie 10-year-old girl raped by stepfather denied abortion in Paraguay Child

10-year-old girl raped by stepfather denied abortion in Paraguay

The stepfather is now on the run.

# rape - Monday 4 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I knew my rapists… I had to watch what they did to my daughter’ Vukovar

‘I knew my rapists… I had to watch what they did to my daughter’

Victims in Croatia might soon get justice after war crimes.

# rape - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New Cosby allegations: ‘After he won my trust and adoration he drugged me and raped me’ The Cosby Show

New Cosby allegations: ‘After he won my trust and adoration he drugged me and raped me’

One of the women was an actress on The Cosby Show.

# rape - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former Goldman Sachs banker found not guilty of raping Irish woman in New York Jason Lee

Former Goldman Sachs banker found not guilty of raping Irish woman in New York

Jason Lee had been accused of raping the Irish J1 student in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie French soldiers accused of ‘stomach-turning’ rape of children fleeing war Central African Republic

French soldiers accused of ‘stomach-turning’ rape of children fleeing war

Reports claim children as young as nine were raped in exchange for food.

# rape - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Indian sisters say their mother knew older brothers raped them Mumbai

Indian sisters say their mother knew older brothers raped them

The girls say their mother would beat and burn them whenever they complained or refused their brothers’ demands.

# rape - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How the language we choose can help combat violence against women Opinion

How the language we choose can help combat violence against women

Language matters – none of us are perfect human beings and we all fall prey to our unconscious prejudices that we absorb from our environment.

# rape - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of girl (9) snatched from playground Rip Chloe

Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of girl (9) snatched from playground

Zbigniew Huminski was arrested on Wednesday.

# rape - Friday 17 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Trinity magazine apologises after publishing ‘humorous’ rape story Eskimo Brothers

Trinity magazine apologises after publishing ‘humorous’ rape story

The Ball Guide has been recalled from campus and deleted online.

# rape - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man confesses to taking girl (9) from French playground before raping and killing her Murder

Man confesses to taking girl (9) from French playground before raping and killing her

The city of Calais is said to be in shock after the crime.

# rape - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I fought with every ounce of my strength: Irishwoman testifies in US rape trial Jason Lee

‘I fought with every ounce of my strength: Irishwoman testifies in US rape trial

Former investment banker Jason Lee has pleaded not guilty.

# rape - Monday 13 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A 47-year-old man has been charged with 145 child sex offences Australia

A 47-year-old man has been charged with 145 child sex offences

The unnamed Australian allegedly used online aliases – including Jazzman and David Bourne – to groom his victims.

# rape - Friday 10 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

All of the news, none of the waiting.

From TheJournal.ie NY banker had no injuries after alleged rape incident, court is told Jason Lee

NY banker had no injuries after alleged rape incident, court is told

His only injury was a scratch on his cuticle.

# rape - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Goldman Sachs banker raped Irishwoman after his birthday party, court told Jason Lee

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker raped Irishwoman after his birthday party, court told

Jason Lee was arrested in August 2013, accused of attacking the woman in a bathroom at his rented Hamptons home.

# rape - Friday 3 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ballsy campaign uses men’s underwear to fight violence against women Brief Message This post contains images

Ballsy campaign uses men’s underwear to fight violence against women

An artist wants men to write brief (get it?) messages on their pants and share them online.

From TheJournal.ie Graham Dwyer highlights the danger of thinking a ‘type’ of person commits sexual crimes Opinion

Graham Dwyer highlights the danger of thinking a ‘type’ of person commits sexual crimes

Until we accept that we have inaccurate perceptions about what kind of person perpetrates sexual violence, it will continue.

# rape - Monday 30 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Church sorry priest said Jill Meagher would be alive if she’d had more faith Melbourne

Church sorry priest said Jill Meagher would be alive if she’d had more faith

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is introducing guidelines today to prevent similar comments being made in the future.

# rape - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie We need to talk more about relationships, consent and sexual violence Opinion

We need to talk more about relationships, consent and sexual violence

A recent survey in UCC found that many students have worrying gaps in knowledge about sexual violence.

# rape - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim Opinion

IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim

There are parallels between Sinn Féin’s reaction to allegations by Paudie McGahon and Maíria Cahill and the Catholic Church’s pursuit of its own institutional safety.

# rape - Friday 20 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s FRIDAY. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your morning.

# rape - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Nun (75) gang-raped after burglars break into Indian convent school Protests

Nun (75) gang-raped after burglars break into Indian convent school

Local residents have taken to the streets in anger.

# rape - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie India refuses to lift ban on BBC gangrape documentary India's Daughter

India refuses to lift ban on BBC gangrape documentary

The Delhi High Court will hear the case on 18 March.

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