Sexual violence



Public consultation on Gillen rape trial review drawing to a close

The public consultation on a major judge-led review of the administration of justice in serious sexual offence cases in Northern Ireland is drawing to a close.

Published 17 January 2019

Dr Conor Hanly: Anonymity for rape defendants?

Dr Conor Hanly, lecturer at NUI Galway School of Law and author of the 2009 book Rape and Justice in Ireland, writes for Irish Legal News today on the issue of anonymity for rape defendants.

Published 15 January 2019

Department of Justice and CSO agree framework for sexual violence survey

The Department of Justice has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on the undertaking of a comprehensive national survey on the prevalence of sexual violence in Ireland.

Published 11 January 2019