DRCC’s review of Rape Sexual Offence Trials

DRCC’s review of Rape Sexual Offence Trials

DRCC is looking for comments on a submission it is about to make to a group which is reviewing rape and sexual offence trials under the chairmanship of Mr. Tom O’Malley BL. Following on from the media coverage of a high-profile rape trial held in Belfast earlier this ye...

Press Release:  DRCC Launch 2017 Annual Report

Press Release: DRCC Launch 2017 Annual Report

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris will today launch Dublin Rape Crisis Centre’s 2017 Annual Report at their offices in Dublin.

The Centre saw an increase in the numbers making conta...

DRCC Comment:  SAVI Announcement

DRCC Comment: SAVI Announcement

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre comment on SAVI announcement

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has welcomed the announcement by Minister Charles J. Flanagan that the government has approved a national study of the prevalence of sexual violence in Ireland and that the Cent...

Press Release: DRCC Pre-budget submission

Press Release: DRCC Pre-budget submission

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre Pre-budget submission addresses need in six government departments.

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has welcomed Oireachtas members back from their summer break with a copy of its pre-budget submission. In advance of Budget D...

Press Release: DRCC Calls for response from survivors

Press Release: DRCC Calls for response from survivors

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre calls for response from survivors of sexual harassment

As part of its research into what would improve people’s capacity to report sexual harassment, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre have launched an online survey. ...

#MeToo Survey

#MeToo Survey

#MeToo

The #MeToo movement has enabled millions of people, some for the first time, to name the harassment and abuse that they suffered. It brought about a climate where people are hearing how the same thing happened to others. It was a shift in the conversation be...

Irish Times Opinion Editorial :  Noeline Blackwell

Irish Times Opinion Editorial : Noeline Blackwell

Catholic Church may be part of the problem in fight to eliminate rape

Bishop, Senator and author need to get their facts straight about unwanted sex

In the month wh...

Press Release:  DRCC welcomes report by Law Reform Commission

Press Release: DRCC welcomes report by Law Reform Commission

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes the publication by the Law Reform Commission on 27 July 2018 of an ‘Issues’ or discussion paper on the topic of ‘honest belief’ as a full defence to rape.

The current law has been a concern for the Centre...

Rape Crisis Centre’s Safe Space at Body & Soul 2018

Rape Crisis Centre’s Safe Space at Body & Soul 2018

Great news we're delighted to announce we'll be attending  this year as a charity partner to talk about the importa...

Press Release:  DRCC welcomes increased protections for victims

Press Release: DRCC welcomes increased protections for victims

DRCC welcomes increased protections for victims of crime during trials

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) has welcomed the announcement of Minister Charlie Flanagan TD that all sections of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 are no...