Be Informed

Links to other domestic abuse related websites

You can learn more about various aspects of domestic violence by looking through these websites.

In Ireland

Safe Ireland Review 2017-2018

A review of the work completed by Safe Ireland for 2017-2018

National Domestic Violence Service Statistics Report 2014

New Domestic Violence Statistics show 14 requests for accommodation could not be met every day

safe ireland DVSS

The Lawlessness of the Home  The Lawlessness of the Home

New Research from SAFE Ireland shows that the Irish legal system – at every level- is not working for women and children living with domestic violence and abuse

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Safety in a Time of Crisis – Priorities for Protecting Women and Children affected by Domestic Violence – Safety Audit March 2014

“Nearly ten times every day of the year in 2012, a woman almost certainly with children, had to be refused emergency accommodation because she was leaving a violent home”

Safe Ireland Publications 2013 

Screen Shot 2014-03-17 at 08.59.33Some facts about domestic violence in Ireland in 2012

Screen Shot 2014-03-17 at 08.59.37The impact of the Habitual Residence Condition on women seeking protection and safety for themselves and their children from a domestic violence perpetrator

“There is an escalated risk for women who do not have recourse to public funds, it is so profound if you have no options. Their partners and husbands also know this so they can act with greater impunity: there are no repercussions to them being so violent.”

Screen Shot 2014-03-17 at 08.59.41Submission to The Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality on the issue of Domestic Violence. June 2013

“The State must acknowledge its blind spots when it comes to seeing the crimes and neglect which day after day occur in the tyranny of the family across the country”

In Europe

Screen Shot 2014-03-17 at 09.25.03Violence against women: an EU-wide survey. Main results report

“…the survey has uncovered shocking levels of violence against women across the EU…”
FRA Director Morten Kjaerumhas


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Global and regional estimates of violence against women
Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence

“These findings send a powerful message that violence against women is a global health problem of epidemic proportions.”
Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General, WHO.