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Press Release: HRH Duchess of Cornwall Visits the DRCC – 12th May 2017

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HRH The Duchess of Cornwall today visited Dublin Rape Crisis Centre to see how those working in the Centre and their colleagues help the victims of sexual violence On her visit, The Duchess of Cornwall met with staff and volunteers …

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BodyRight Facilitator 4 day training

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The DRCC invites appropriate professionals working with young people including Youthreach, youth work, residential care, and second level school staff to attend a training programme which will equip them to facilitate the DRCC BodyRight programme with young people   Thursday …

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Dublin Rape Crisis Centre highlights right to sexual consent on International Women’s Day (Wednesday 8 March)

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Dublin Rape Crisis Centre highlights right to sexual consent on International Women’s Day (Wednesday 8 March) Statement by the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre To celebrate the launch of their action marking International Women’s Day 2017 on 8 March 2017, the …

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Blog Post – A Proposal for St. Valentine’s Day by DRCC’s CEO Noeline Blackwell

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A PROPOSAL FOR ST. VALENTINE’S DAY – blog post from Noeline Blackwell Tomorrow, 14 February 2017, the Tánaiste or her representative on behalf of the Department of Justice & Equality will make a proposal to our Senators of which all …

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PRESS RELEASE: Government urged to improve justice systems to help end rape and sexual violence.

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In a submission made today to an expert Geneva-based UN Committee, the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has highlighted the low rate of reporting and prosecutions in cases of sexual violence. Centre CEO Noeline Blackwell said ‘Our submission shows that the …

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Press Release: Warning by Dublin Rape Crisis Centre. Sex without Consent is Rape

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In the lead up to the New Year festivities, the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre issued an urgent reminder to all those socialising at this time that sex without consent is rape. Referring to a recent Eurobarometer poll, published last month, …

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Happy Christmas from the DRCC

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Wishing you a very Happy Christmas and New Year From all at the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre The DRCC would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy Christmas and hopefully a Peaceful New Year.  We know that …

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16 Days Blog Post by DRCC’s Ceo Noeline Blackwell

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Countering Violence with Consent – The 16 days of action against Violence Against Women Sometimes, people find it hard to identify whether they are engaged in consensual sexual activity with another person. The Supreme Court was recently able to say …

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Press release: Supreme Court judgment highlights that sexual intercourse without consent is rape

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Press release. Dublin Rape Crisis Centre. 11 November 2016 Supreme Court judgment highlights that sexual intercourse without consent is rape In its judgment today, the Supreme Court has considered the meaning of consent in Irish law. Delivering the judgment of the …

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Flag Days 2016 Update: Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

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The DRCC would like to thank everyone for supporting our Annual Flag Day Collections for 2016 The DRCC’s Annual Flag Day Collections took place in various locations around Dublin during the month of October however the main dates were the …

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