Alcohol consumption and the relationship between Perpetrator and Victim in Irish rape cases

4 May

Alcohol consumption by both perpetrators and victims of rape is very high in Ireland; yet, our understanding of the ways in which alcohol consumption intersects with various factors in rape cases remains poor. International studies indicate that alcohol consumption patterns in rape cases differ by relationship between perpetrator and victim.1 Continue reading

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Alcohol and Sexual Violence in Ireland: Understanding the Scope of the Problem

19 Apr

Welcome to our new RCNI blog. We have created this blog to post information on our various publications and hope that people will share this information across other platforms.

Here is the first of our series of posts on alcohol and sexual violence. RCNI believe a greater understanding of the link between alcohol and sexual violence, and effective ways to address it, can prevent sexual violence.  Continue reading

Welcome to Rape Crisis Network Ireland’s Blog

23 Mar

Welcome to our new blog.

We have created this blog to post information on our various publications and hope that people will share this information across other platforms.

Keep an eye out for our first post.