Monthly Archives: December 2017

16 Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women 25th Nov-10th Dec

a noticeboard in one of the AES south west centres raising awareness on the 16 Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women

a noticeboard in one of the AES south west centres raising awareness on the 16 Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women

Did you know…

 

  • 216 women have died violently in Ireland since 1996
  • 56% of women murdered since 1996 were killed by a partner or ex
  • 1 in 5 women suffer domestic abuse
  • domestic abuse takes many forms including physical, emotional, sexual, financial
  • 60% of abuse starts before the age 25
  • 1 in 8 women are abused while pregnant
  • 41% of abused women experience stalking and harassment online
  • abuse increases mental and physical health risks

(women’s aid 2017)

 

Click here, here, here and here to read our previous posts on the 16 Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women