Category Archives: Abuse

The crime of Coercive Control – the overdue recognition of psychological abuse in intimate relationships – Anna Dunphy

‘Stick and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me’ is an old rhyme told to children to stop them from engaging in name calling. This saying is not always true; violence is not always physical or … Continue reading

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Protecting the Victims of Domestic Violence – Rachel Condon

Rate of Abuse Statistically, according to Women’s Aid, Ireland has the second highest number of women avoiding places or situations for fear of being assaulted out of all EU countries. In a 2014 study entitled “Violence Against Women: An EU-Wide … Continue reading

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What happened to ‘Grace’? (Children in State Care)

The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything” –Albert Einstein What happened to ‘Grace’? by Linda Gibbons Described ‘as the most savage rape, physical abuse and neglect ever … Continue reading

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