Our justice system is failing rape and sex assault victims

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Title: Our justice system is failing rape and sex assault victims
Authors: Keenan, Marie
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8582
Date: 3-Dec-2014
Online since: 2017-06-13T08:59:34Z
Abstract: We are letting victims of rape and sexual assault down even more now than we were in the past. The reality is that while the reporting of sexual crime to An Garda Síochána increased by over 50% between 2008 – 2012 fewer cases are being prosecuted by the DPP than in the past.
Type of material: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine
Publisher: Irish Independent
Keywords: Restorative justiceCriminal justiceSexual violenceVictimsOffender accountability
Other versions: http://www.independent.ie/opinion/comment/our-justice-system-is-failing-rape-and-sex-assault-victims-30794139.html
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Irish Independent
Appears in Collections:Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice Research Collection

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