Domestic Violence

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Increased supports needed for women following ratification of Istanbul Convention – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, welcomed Ireland’s ratification of the Istanbul Convention and has called for greater supports for women facing dangerous and life threatening situations like domestic violence. The Sinn Féin TD said that ratification will mean that extra resources will need to be identified to support vulnerable women, including providing additional women’s […]

Domestic violence Bill will address gaps- Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the introduction of the Domestic Violence Bill 2017 into the Oireachtas and said he was hopeful that the new legislation would address concerns and gaps in the current law. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “Sinn Féin has long called for improvements to the legal frameworks in […]

Changes Needed to Tackle Domestic Violence- Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, spoke on Sinn Féin’s Domestic Violence Bill in the Dáil today and raised issues concerning the protection of domestic violence victims and their families in Dublin South West. Crowe said that there was already an enormous financial burden on the Saoirse and Cuan Álainn refuges and that […]