Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

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The chair and board of Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) have announced the appointment of Rachel Morrogh as its new CEO from November 2023. Ms Morrogh will take over from Noeline Blackwell and joins DRCC from the Irish Cancer Society where she is currently director of advocacy and external affairs.

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The latest annual report from the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) shows a six per cent rise in people contacting its national helpline for support from 2018 to 2019. There were a total of 14,159 contacts to the helpline in 2019 and the number of individuals seeking therapy and counse

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The Irish courts are “not fit for purpose” as far as dealing with violence against women is concerned, experts have said. The legal process frequently re-traumatises women, a UN special rapporteur and NGO leaders told viewers in a webinar hosted by Orla O’Connor of the National Wom

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A prominent human rights lawyer has suggested landlords could face prosecution for requesting sexual favours in lieu of rent. Solicitor Noeline Blackwell, the chief executive of Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, claimed the practice is an offence under the Sexual Offences Act 2017, but other legal experts

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A new coalition of legal bodies, charities and NGOs has launched a campaign calling on the Government to immediately allocate the funding necessary to develop a dedicated family law courts complex at the Hammond Lane site. The "Courting Disaster" campaign involves the Law Society of Ireland, The Bar

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